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In Excelsis, 1896018
High in the Heavens Eternal GodRev. Isaac Watts, 1719

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
018TruroCharles Burney, 1789Long Meter (8.8.8.8.)

1High in the heavens Eternal God,
Thy goodness in full glory shines;
Thy truth shall break through every cloud
That veils and darkens Thy designs.
2Forever firm Thy justice stands,
As mountains their foundations keep;
Wise are the wonders of Thy hands;
Thy judgments are a mighty deep.
3My God, how excellent Thy grace,
Whence all our hope and comfort spring!
The sons of Adam in distress
Fly to the shadow of Thy wing.
4Life, like a fountain rich and free,
Springs from the presence of my Lord;
And in Thy light our souls shall see
The glories promised in Thy word. Amen.
Exodus15:11Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?
Deuteronomy29:29The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.
1 Samuel17:47And all this assembly shall know that the LORD saveth not with sword and spear: for the battle is the LORD's, and he will give you into our hands.
2 Samuel24:14And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.
1 Kings8:23And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:
2 Chronicles6:14And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor in the earth; which keepest covenant, and showest mercy unto thy servants, that walk before thee with all their hearts:
Psalm8:1O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.
Psalm36:5Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.
Psalm36:5-95 Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds. 6 Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast. 7 How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings. 8 They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. 9 For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Psalm36:6Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
Psalm37:7Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
Psalm57:10For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.
Psalm65:4Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
Psalm86:10For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
Psalm95:3For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.
Psalm108:4For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.
Psalm135:5For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.
Psalm145:3Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
Isaiah12:3Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
Romans11:33-3633 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! 34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor? 35 Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? 36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.

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