Text:O Worship the King
Author:Robert Grant (1779-1838)
Arranger (Fauxbourdon):Harvey Grace (1874-1944)
Composer (descant):Alan Gray (1855-1935)
Composer (Melody and bass):William Croft (1678-1727)

380. O Worship the King

1 O worship the King, all glorious above;
O gratefully sing his power and his love;
our shield and defender, the Ancient of Days,
pavilioned in splendour and girded with praise.

2 O tell of his might, O sing of his grace,
whose robe is the light, whose canopy space;
his chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form,
and dark is his path on the wings of the storm.

3 The earth with its store of wonders untold,
Almighty, thy power hath founded of old,
hath stablished it fast by a changeless decree,
and round it hath cast, like a mantle, the sea.

4 Thy bountiful care, what tongue can recite?
It breathes in the air; it shines in the light;
it streams from the hills, it descends to the plain,
and sweetly distils in the dew and the rain.

5 Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,
in thee do we trust, nor find thee to fail;
thy mercies how tender, how firm to the end,
our maker, defender, redeemer, and friend.

6 O measureless Might, ineffable Love,
while angels delight to hymn thee above,
the humbler creation, though feeble their lays,
with true adoration shall sing to thy praise.

Text Information
First Line: O worship the King, all glorious above
Title: O Worship the King
Author: Robert Grant (1779-1838)
Meter: 10 10 11 11
Language: English
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Adoration; Praise of God; Repentance
Tune Information
Composer (Melody and bass): William Croft (1678-1727)
Composer (descant): Alan Gray (1855-1935)
Arranger (Fauxbourdon): Harvey Grace (1874-1944)
Meter: 10 10 11 11
Key: G Major
Copyright: Descant © Cambridge University Press; Fauxbourdon © Faith Press

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