820. When all thy mercies, O my God

1 When all thy mercies, O my God,
my rising soul surveys,
transported with the view, I'm lost
in wonder, love, and praise.

2 Unnumbered comforts to my soul
thy tender care bestowed,
before my infant heart conceived
from whom those comforts flowed.

3 When in the slippery paths of youth
with heedless steps I ran,
thine arm unseen conveyed me safe,
and led me up to man.

4 Ten thousand thousand precious gifts
my daily thanks employ,
and not the least a cheerful heart
which tastes those gifts with joy.

5 Through every period of my life
thy goodness I'll pursue,
and after death in distant worlds
the glorious theme renew.

6 Through all eternity to thee,
a joyful song I'll raise;
for O, eternity's too short
to utter all thy praise.

Text Information
First Line: When all thy mercies, O my God
Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Adoration; Praise; Stages of Life (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: CONTEMPLATION
Composer: Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)
Meter: CM
Key: D Major



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