The God of Providence and Grace

Let all the earth Jehovah fear

Tune: FRANCES (McGranahan)
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1 Let all the earth Jehovah fear,
Let all that dwell both far and near
In awe before Him stand;
for, lo, He spake and it was done,
And all the sovereign power begun
Stood fast at His command.

2 He makes the nations' counsels vain,
The plans the peoples would maintain
Are thwarted by His hand;
Jehovah's counsel stands secure,
His purposes of heart endure,
For evermore they stand.

3 O truly is the nation blest
Whose God before the world confessed
Jehovah is alone;
And blest the people is whom He
Has made His heritage to be,
And chosen for His own.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

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First Line: Let all the earth Jehovah fear
Title: The God of Providence and Grace
Language: English


FRANCES (McGranahan)

Better known for his gospel songs than his hymn tunes, James McGranahan (PHH 99) wrote FRANCES in the latter part of the nineteenth century. Copyrighted in 1901 by McGranahan, the tune was set to this text in the 1912 Psalter and in every edition of the Psalter Hymnal. FRANCES is a rousing tune with…

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