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398. L. M.
God is light.
1. All praise to thee, in light array'd, Who light thy dwelling-place hast made; A boundless ocean of bright beams From thine all-glorious godhead streams.
2, The sun, in its meridian height, Is very
darkness in thy sight; My soul O lighten and inflame With thought and love of thy great name.
399. L. M. The glory of God in creation and provi
2. The heavens are for his curtain spread, The unfathom’d deep he makes his bed: Clouds are his chariot when he flies, On winged storms, across the skies.
3. Above the earth, beyond the sky Stands his high throne of majesty; Nor time nor place his power restrain, Nor bound his universal reign. 400. C. M. [Psalm cxvii.]
Enjoys immortal peace :
On which its towers recline, Whose walls of adamant are crown'd With beams of joy divine.
Be mine the glorious part
In truth's eternal light,
In realms of pure delight.
401. L. M.
pomp, what glory, Lord, are thine! Light forms thy robe, and round thy head The heavens their ample curtain spread.
5. Eternal Ruler of the skies, How various are thy works, how wise! How great the wonders thou hast wrought, And deep beyond all search of thought !
Thy glory, fearless of decline,
7. Earth at thy look shall trembling stand, Conscious of sovereign power at hand, Ánd, touch'd by thee, almighty Sire, The cloud-topt hills in smoke expire.
402. L. M.
The greatness and majesty of God.
3. Let Lebanon her cedars bring To blaze before the sovereign King, And all the beasts that on it feed As victims at his altar bleed.
403. L. M.