I. Watts


HIGH in the heavens, eternal God,

Thy goodness in full glory shines;

Thy truth shall breakthrough every cloud

That vails Thy just and wise designs.


Forever firm Thy justice stands,

As mountains their foundations keep;

Wise are the wonders of Thy hands,

Thy judgements are a mighty deep.


O God, how excellent Thy grace!

Whence all our hope, our comfort springs,

The sons of Adam, in distress,

Fly to the shadow of Thy wings.


Life, like a fountain, rich and free,

Springs from the presence of my Lord;

And in Thy light our souls shall see

The Glories promised in Thy Word.


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