60. O Worship the King, All Glorious Above

1 O worship the King, all glorious above,
O gratefully sing His pow'r and His love;
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days,
Pavilioned in splendor and girded with praise.

2 O tell of His might, O sing of His grace,
Whose robe is the light, whose canopy space.
His chariots of wrath the deep thunder clouds form,
And bright is His path on the wings of the storm.

3 Thy bountiful care what tongue can recite?
It breathes in the air, it shines in the light;
It streams from the hills, it descends to the plain,
And sweetly distills in the dew and the rain.

4 Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,
In Thee do we trust, nor find Thee to fail;
Thy mercies how tender! how firm to the end!
Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer, and Friend.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O worship the King, all glorious above
Title: O Worship the King, All Glorious Above
Adapter: Robert H. Grant
Author: William Kethe
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: Psalm 84:11; Psalm 103:14; Psalm 104; Daniel 7:9
Topic: God: Majesty and Power; Worship
Tune Information
Name: [O worship the King, all glorious above]
Composer: Johann M. Haydn
Key: G Major or modal
Source: William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies



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