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PHEN singing the praises of God in
the family it is inconvenient to break
This little book is issued with the view of enabling each member of the household to join in the singing. May the Lord enable each one to sing with the spirit and with the understanding also.
INTERPRETER HYMN BOOK.
The Numbers refer to the page in
1 ERE the blue heavens were stretch'd
From everlasting was the Word :
When through his eyes the Godhead shone ! 2 ISING th’almighty power of God
That made the mountains rise ;
That spread the flowing seas abroad,
There's not a plant or flower below,
But makes his glories krown;
By order from his throne. 3 PRAISE him, ye gladdening smiles of C.M.
Praise him, ye stars of light !
Obedient to his word ;
Join ye and praise the Lord !
With purer lips, can sing-
To him, the Eternal King ! 4
WE raise our shouts, O God, to thee,
And send them to thy throne ; C.M.
All glory to the united Three,
The undivided One.
That form'd us by a word ;
Salvation to the Lord !
Who dwell so far below,
And love his nature so ?
To take a mortal form,
Let him be crown'd with majesty
Who bow'd his head to death;
By all things that have breath. 6
O DAY of rest and gladness, 7.6s.
O day of joy and light,
Most beautiful, most bright!
In life's dry, dreary sand ;
We view our promised land.
From this our day of rest,
To spirits of the blest;
To Father and to Son,
Ever the Three in One. by YET, mighty God, thy wondrous love
Can make our nature clean, C.M.
While Christ and grace prevail above
The tempter, death, and sin.
The ruins of the first.
That new creates our dust.
Dead, but now alive are we; 75.
We were sore in bondage bound,