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That Thou, O Lord, art ever nigh

That Thou, O Lord, art ever nigh

Author: Harriet Auber (1829)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 THAT Thou, O Lord, art ever nigh,
Though veil'd in awful majesty,
Thy mighty works declare;
Thy hand this earthly frame upholds,
Thine eye the universe beholds
With providential care.

2 Thou settest up and pullest down;
To Thee the monarch owes his crown,
The conqueror his wreath;
In Thee all creatures live and move;
Thou reign'st supreme in heaven above
And in the earth beneath.

3 Great King of Kings and Lord of Lords,
Whose hand chastises and rewards,
Thee only we adore;
To Thee the voice of praise shall rise
In hallelujahs to the skies,
When time shall be no more.

Source: Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #75

Author: Harriet Auber

Auber, Harriet, daughter of Mr. James Auber, b. in London, Oct. 4, 1773. During the greater part of her quiet and secluded life she resided at Broxbourne and Hoddesdon, Herts, and died at the latter place on the 20th Jan., 1862. Miss Auber wrote devotional and other poetry, but only a portion of the former was published in her Spirit of the Psalms, in 1829. This collection is mainly her work, and from it some useful versions of the Psalms have been taken and included in modern hymn-books, about 20 appearing in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866. Miss Auber's name is widely known, but it is principally through her exquisite lyric, "Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed," and the Epiphany hymn, "Bright was the guiding star that led." (For criti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: That Thou, O Lord, art ever nigh
Author: Harriet Auber (1829)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #75

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