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Gadsby’s Hymns – #14 The Faithfulness Of God

14    C.M.    I. Watts Faithfulness of God. Numb. 23. 19; Ps. 89. 1-8 1  Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme, And speak some boundless thing; The mighty works, or mightier name, Of our eternal King. 2  Tell of … Continue reading

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Gadsby’s Hymns – #5 The Lord Descending From Above

5 — C.M. — I. Watts The Wisdom of God. 1 Cor. 1. 24; Eph. 3. 9-11 1 The Lord, descending from above, Invites his children near, While power, and truth, and boundless love Display their glories here. 2  Here, … Continue reading

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Gadsby’s Hymnal #4 – Keep Silence All Created Things

4    C.M.    Isaac Watts The Sovereignty of God Job. 23. 13                                                                                                           Rom. 9. 15-18 1    Keep silence all created things, And wait your Maker’s nod; My soul stands trembling while she sings The honours of her God. 2    Life, death, … Continue reading

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When I Survey The Wondrous Cross

When I survey the wondrous cross, On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast Save in the death of Christ … Continue reading

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Gadsby’s Hymns – #2 Lord, Raise My Soul Above The Ground

2    C.M.    Isaac Watts The Eternity of God Ps. 90. 2; Lam. 5. 19; Hab. 1. 12 1    Lord, raise my soul above the ground, And draw my thoughts to thee; Teach me, with sweet and solemn sound, To praise … Continue reading

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