Let Children Hear the Mighty Deeds

Melody - "Dundee", from the Scottish Psalter, 1615

Isaac Watts, 1719

Let children hear the mighty deeds
Which God performed of old,
Which in our younger years we saw,
And which our fathers told.

2. He bids us make His glories known,
His works of power and grace;
And we'll convey His wonders down
Through every rising race.

3. Our lips shall tell them to our sons,
And they again to theirs;
That generations yet unborn
May teach them to their heirs.

4. Thus shall they learn in God alone
Their hope securely stands;
That they may ne'er forget His works,
But practise His commands.


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