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In Excelsis, 1896044
And Now the Wants Are Told That BroughtRev. William Bright, 1866

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
044WeybridgeWalter Hay Sangster (1835-1899)Common Meter (8.6.8.6.)

1And now the wants are told, that brought
Thy children to Thy knee;
Here lingering still, we ask for nought,
But simply worship Thee.
2The hope of heaven’s eternal days
Absorbs not all the heart
That gives Thee glory, love, and praise,
For being what Thou art.
3For Thou art God, the one, the same,
O’er all things high and bright;
And round us, when we speak Thy name,
There spreads a heaven of light.
4Oh, wondrous peace, in thought to dwell
On excellence divine;
To know that nought in man can tell
How fair Thy beauties shine!
5O Thou, above all blessing blest,
O’er thanks exalted far,
Thy very greatness is a rest
To weaklings as we are;
6For when we feel the praise of Thee
A task beyond our powers,
We say, “A perfect God is He,
And He is fully ours.” Amen.
2 Samuel22:31As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.
Nehemiah9:5Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless the LORD your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.
Psalm55:22Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
Psalm63:1O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
Psalm95:6O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.
Psalm107:8Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
Psalm150:2Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
Mark15:19And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.
Luke18:16But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
Colossians1:9For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

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