1927. God My King, Thy Might Confessing

1. God, my King, Thy might confessing,
Ever will I bless Thy name;
Day by day Thy throne addressing,
Still will I Thy praise proclaim.

2. Honor great our God befitteth;
Who His majesty can reach?
Age to age His works transmitteth,
Age to age His power shall teach.

3. They shall talk of all Thy glory,
On Thy might and greatness dwell,
Speak of Thy dread acts the story,
And Thy deeds of wonder tell.

4. Nor shall fail from memory’s treasure
Works by love and mercy wrought;
Works of love surpassing measure,
Works of mercy passing thought.

5. Full of kindness and compassion,
Slow to anger, vast in love,
God is good to all creation;
All His works His goodness prove.

6. All Thy works, O Lord, shall bless Thee;
Thee shall all Thy saints adore:
King supreme shall they confess Thee,
And proclaim Thy sovereign power.

Text Information
First Line: God, my King, Thy might confessing
Title: God My King, Thy Might Confessing
Author: Richard Mant (1824)
Meter: 87.87
Language: English
Source: Metrical Version of the Psalter, 1824
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: NEWTON FERNS, Samuel Smith, 1865
Tune Information
Composer: Christian Friedrich Witt (1715)
Adapter: Henry J. Gauntlett, 1805-1876
Meter: 87.87
Incipit: 55113 15564 25333
Key: G Major
Source: Psalmodia Sacra, by Christian F. Witt (Gotha, Germany: 1715)
Copyright: Public Domain

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