神阿,祢是何等奇妙 (My God, how wonderful thou art)

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一 神阿,你是何等奇妙!
何等威嚴莊重!
施恩寶座純潔明耀,
無限明光之中。

二 永遠的神,何等尊貴,
諸天是你座位;
你前,眾靈晝夜環跪,
不停、不住讚美。

三 哦,神,我是何等畏你,
柔細深切敬畏;
歡樂羨慕我來親你,
並懊悔著流淚。

四 哦,主,但我也可愛你,
雖然你是主宰;
因你降卑向我示意,
要這不值的愛。

五 地上無父如此慈愛,
無母如此仁慈,
像你這樣背負、忍耐
你的軟弱孩子。

六 何等奇妙,當我見你!
在那聖潔光中;
無邊智慧,無限能力,
和你榮耀無窮。

Source: Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #15

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

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First Line: 神阿,你是何等奇妙 (Shén a, nǐ shì héděng qímiào)
Title: 神阿,祢是何等奇妙 (My God, how wonderful thou art)
English Title: My God, how wonderful thou art
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Language: Chinese

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AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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