Before Jehovah's Awful Throne

Melody - "Old One Hundredth", Seq. by Richard Jordan
Melody - "Park Street," Frederick Marc Antoine Venua, c. 1810

Isaac Watts, 1719

Before Jehovah's awful throne,
Ye nations, bow with sacred joy;
Know that the Lord is God alone;
|: He can create, and He destroy. :|

2. His sovereign power, without our aid,
Made us of clay, and formed us men;
And when like wandering sheep we strayed,
|: He brought us to His fold again. :|

3. We are His people, we His care,
Our souls, and all our mortal frame;
What lasting honours shall we rear,
|: Almighty Maker, to Thy Name. :|

4. We'll crowd Thy gates with thankful songs,
High as the heavens our voices raise;
And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,
|: Shall fill Thy courts with sounding praise :|

5. Wide as the world is Thy command,
Vast as eternity Thy love;
Firm as a rock Thy truth must stand,
|: When rolling years shall cease to move. :|

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