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His mercy hears their loud address,
4 O may the sons of men record
The wondrous goodness of the Lord!
HYMN 77. L. M. [#]
Trust in God on the Ocean.
1 THOSE Who
2 When bounding o'er the foaming main, Where billows rise, and storms prevail, They learn to trust his mighty name, Whose breathes in every gale. mercy 3 The waves that roar, the winds that rise, Display his power in awful form; He plants his bow in yonder skies, And smiles above the threatening storm.
4 There is no spot in all the world,
HYMN 78. C. M. [#]
Universal Goodness of God.
1 LORD, thou art good; all nature shows Its mighty Author kind :
Thy bounty through creation flows,
2 The whole and every part proclaims
It shines in stars, it flows in streams,
3 It fills the wide, extended main,
And heavens, which spread more wide;
4 Through the vast whole it pours supplies,
5 High admiration let it raise,
HYMN 79. C. M. [#]
Praise for Creation and Providence.
1 I SING the mighty power of God,
2 I sing the wisdom that ordained
The moon shines full at his command,
3 I sing the goodness of the Lord,
4 There's not a plant or flower below
5 Creatures, as numerous as they be,
HYMN 80. C. M. [#]
Creation and Providence.
1 LORD, when my raptured thought surveys Creation's beauties o'er,
All nature joins to teach thy praise,
2 Where'er I turn my gazing eyes,
3 The living tribes of countless forms
4 All rose to life at thy command, And wait their daily food
From thy paternal, bounteous hand,
HYMN 81. S. M. [#]
1 My Maker, and my King,
2 Thou ever good and kind,
A thousand reasons move,
Dawned on my early days,
4 The creature of thy hand,
My soul with strength divine ;
HYMN 82. L. M. [#]
1 PRAISE to the Lord of boundless might, With uncreated glories bright :
His presence gilds the worlds above,
2 He sees the mind when lost it lies
3 Shine, mighty God, with vigour shine
4 Thine image, on my soul impressed,
THOUGHTS CONCERNING GOD.
HYMN 83. C. M. [#]
God everywhere a Refuge.
1 How are thy servants blessed, O Lord!
2 In foreign realms, and lands remote, Supported by thy care,
They pass unhurt through burning climes, And breathe in tainted air.