43. Lord of the worlds above

1 Lord of the worlds above,
How pleasant and how fair
The dwellings of Thy Love,
Thine earthly temples are!
To thine abode
My heart aspires,
With warm desires
To see my God.

2 O happy souls, that pray
Where God appoints to hear!
O happy men, that pay
Their constant service there!
They praise thee still;
And happy they
That love the way
To Zion's hill.

3 They go from strength to strength
Through this dark vale of tears,
Till each arrives at length,
Till each in heaven appears:
O glorious seat,
When God our King,
Shall thither bring
Our willing feet!

Text Information
First Line: Lord of the worlds above
Author: Watts (1719)
Meter: H. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1890
Topic: Worship: Public Worship; Epiphany, First Sunday
Notes: Alternate tune #146 or #147
Tune Information
Meter: H. M.
Key: D Major
Notes: Composer from index: Rev. J. Darwell

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