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Composed for “Church Hymns with Tunes”, S.P.C.K., 1874.

1 Let us with a gladsome mind
Praise the Lord, for He is kind:
  2 Who by His wisdom did create
The painted heavens so full of state:
    For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
      For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
             
3 Who did the solid earth ordain
To rise above the watery plain:
  4 Who by His all-commanding might,
Did fill the new-made world with light;
    For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
      For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
         
5 And called the golden-tressèd sun
All the day long his course to run:
  6 The hornèd moon to shine by night,
Amongst her spangled sisters bright:
    For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
      For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
         
7 All living creatures He doth feed,
And with full hand supplies their need:
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Let us therefore warble forth
His mighty majesty and worth:

    For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
      For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

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