Citation, lyrics and music are copied from The Cyber Hymnal and are public domain. Midi file is modified to piano only. Lyrics may be modified for doctrinal accuracy. This version is not copyrighted. If you find it a blessing, please feel free to use it. — In Christ, Paul W. Davis
He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen. The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure. They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness. He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name. (Psalm 111:6-9)
|Words: John Needham, Hymns Devotional and Moral, 1768. Lyrics modified by Paul W. Davis, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2007.
Music: “Mayfield“, Cynthia M. Droddy, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2013. .(midi, mp3)
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Of our eternal King:
Thrice holy Lord, the angels cry;
Thrice holy, let us sing.
Heav’ns brightest lamps with Him compared,
How mean they look and dim!
The fairest angels have their spots,
When once compared with Him.
Holy is He in all his works,
And truth is His delight;
But sinners and their wicked ways
Shall perish from His sight.
The deepest reverence of the mind,
Pay, O my soul, to God;
Lift with thy hands a holy heart
To His sublime abode.
With sacred awe pronounce His Name,
Whom words nor thoughts can reach;
A broken heart shall please Him more
Than the best forms of speech.
Thou holy God! wilt hold my soul
From all pollution free;
The pure in heart are Thy delight,
And they Thy face shall see.