1 When the Eternal bows the skies
To visit earthly things,
With scorn divine he turns his eyes,
From towers of haughty kings;
2 He bids his awful chariot roll
Far downward from the skies,
To visit every humble soul,
With pleasure in his eyes.
3 Why should the lord that reigns above
Disdain so lofty kings?
Say, Lord, and why such looks of love,
Upon such worthless things?
4 Mortals be dumb; what creature dares
Dispute his awful will?
Ask no account of his affairs,
But tremble and be still.
5 Just like his nature is his grace,
All sovereign and all free;
Great God, how searchless are thy ways!
How deep thy judgments be!
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians 1800
|Instances (1 - 28 of 28)||First Line||Title||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #14||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1826|
|Baptist Harmony #d253||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1876|
|Chapel Hymns #d647||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1846|
|Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #349||When the Eternal bows the skies||God's condescension||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1856|
|Divine Hymns or Spiritual Songs, for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being a collection #X||When the Eternal bows the skies||The Grace of God; or, Divine Condescension||1802|
|Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the Use of Religious Assemblies and Private Christians (7th Ed. Rev.) #10||When the Eternal bows the skies||The Grace of GOD; or Divine Condescnesion||1800|
|Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d345||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1825|
|New Select Hymns: designed to accompany Watts' Psalms & Hymns #8||When the Eternal bows the skies||Watts||1835|
|Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #I.31.1||When the Eternal bows the skies||Hymn 31 Part 1||Isaac Watts||C. M.||Psalm 138:6||1806|
|Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H73||When the Eternal bows the skies||1845|
|Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #XIV||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1792|
|Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #10||When the Eternal bows the skies||1839|
|Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d468||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1832|
|The Baptist Harmony #d436||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1834|
|The Baptist Harmony #d449||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1842|
|The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #472||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1859|
|The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #6||When the Eternal bows the skies||Watts||1842|
|The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #60||When the Eternal bows the skies||1804|
|The Harp #46||When the Eternal bows the skies||1856|
|The Lexington Collection: being a selection of hymns, and spiritual songs, from the best authors (3rd. ed., corr.) #120||When the Eternal bows the skies||1811|
|The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #XL||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1805|
|The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #189||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts||C. M.||Psalm 138:6; Psalm 136||1835||Works | and grace; Thunder and storm | ; Creation and Providence | ; Grace | and providence; Providence | and creation; God | mercy and truth; Mercies | and truth of God; Perfections of God | ; Israel | saved from Egypt, and brought to Canaan; Mercies | everlasting|
|The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #732||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts||1835||Dr. Watt's Lyric Poems|
|The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #13||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1842|
|Village Hymns #d639||When the Eternal bows the skies||Isaac Watts, 1674-1748||1852|
|Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #2||When the Eternal bows the skies||Watts||1824|
|Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #2||When the Eternal bows the skies||Watts||C. M.||Isaiah 66:2||1840||God ||
|Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #2||When the Eternal bows the skies||Watts||1826|