Text:O Worship the King
Author:Robert Grant
Tune:LYONS
Composer:Johann M. Haydn
Harmonizer (last stanza) and Composer (descant):Herbert Colvin

10. O Worship the King

1 O worship the King, all glorious above,
And gratefully sing His wonderful love;
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days,
Pavilioned in splendor, 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 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 distills in the dew and the rain.

4 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.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O worship the King, all glorious above
Title: O Worship the King
Author: Robert Grant
Meter: 10.10.11.11.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: Adoration and Praise: God the Father; God: Attributes; God: Majesty and Power
Notes: An optional last stanza harmonization and descant by Herbert Colvin, in the key of A Major, is included.
Tune Information
Name: LYONS
Harmonizer (last stanza) and Composer (descant): Herbert Colvin
Composer: Johann M. Haydn (arr.)
Meter: 10.10.11.11.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1815
Copyright: Last stanza harm. and descant Copyright 1986 WORD MUSIC (a div. of WORD, INC.). All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.



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