The God of Abraham Praise

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The God of Abraham Praise

~ Thomas Olivers, 1725-1799



Stanza 1:

The God of Abraham praise;

Who reigns enthroned above,

Ancient of everlasting days,

And God of love,

Jehovah, great I AM,

By earth and heav'n confessed,

I bow and bless the sacred Name

Forever blest.



Stanza 2:

The God of Abraham praise,

At whose supreme command

From earth I rise and seek the joys

At His right hand.

I all on earth forsake,

Its wisdom, fame, and pow'r,

And Him my only portion make,

My shield and tow'r.



Stanza 3:

He by Himself hath sworn -

I on His oath depend;

I shall, on eagles' wings upborne,

To heav'n ascend.

I shall behold His face,

I shall His pow'r adore,

And sing the wonders of His grace

Forevermore.



Stanza 4:

The whole triumphant host

Give thanks to God on high;

"Hail, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!"

They ever cry.

Hail, Abraham's God and mine!

I join the heav'nly lays,

All might and majesty are Thine,

And endless praise.


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Praise the LORD.
How good it is to sing praises to our God,
how pleasant and fitting to praise Him!

~ Psalm 147:1


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