Creation and Providence
SING the almighty power of God,
That made the mountains rise;
That spread the flowing seas abroad,
And built the lofty skies.
I sing the wisdom that ordained
The sun to rule the day:
The moon shines full at His command.
And all the stars obey.
I sing the goodness of the Lord,
That filled the earth with food:
He formed the creatures with His word,
And then pronounced them good.
Lord ! how Thy wonders are displayed.
Where'er I turn mine eye;
If I survey the ground I tread,
Or gaze upon the sky!
There's not a plant or flower below,
But makes Thy glories known;
And clouds arise and tempests blow,
By order from Thy throne.
Creatures (as numerous as they be)
Are subject to Thy care;
There's not a place where we can flee.
But God is present there.
In heaven He shines with beams of love;
With wrath in hell beneath!
'Tis on His earth I stand or move,
And 'tis His air I breathe.
His hand is my perpetual guard;
He keeps me with His eye:
Why should I then forget the Lord,
Who is forever nigh ?
The Metropolitan Second Reader
By: A Member of the Holy Order of the Cross 1883
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