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Hymns and Anthems.
In every clime adored,
Jehovah, Jove, or Lord !
Oh, not to earth's contracted span
Thy goodness let us bound; Nor think thee Lord alone of man,
While thousand worlds are round.
To thee, whose temple is all space,
Whose altar, earth, sea, skies, One chorus let all beings raise,
All nature's incense rise.
GLORY to God in the highest,
III. CREATOR-SPIRIT! thou the first,
To be through time unending ;
In myriad streams descending;
With thine own essence blending !
In courts by mortals trod;
When men draw near their God:
Thy temple is the arch
Of yon unmeasur'd sky;
Of grand eternity!
God of the ocean, earth, and sky,
In thy bright presence we rejoice; We feel thee, see thee, ever nigh,
And gladly hear thy gracious voice:
We feel thee in the sunny beam;
We see thee walk the mountain waves; We hear thee in the murmuring stream,
And when the tempest wildly raves :
God, on the lonely hills we meet;
God, in the vale and fragrant grove; While birds and whispering winds repeat
That God is there the God of love.
Yea, woods, and winds, and waves, convey To the rapt ear a hymn, and say, “God, who hath made us, we obey!"