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Enos E. Dowling Hymnal Collection

Hymn: Far as thy name is known (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: Far as thy name is known

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: SM


Hymn Number: 8

Page Number: 013, click to see hymnal pages


FAR as thy name is known

The world declares thy praise:

Thy saints, O Lord, before thy throne,

Their songs of honor raise.

Whith joy, thy people stand

On Zion's chosen hill,

Proclaim the wonders of thy hand,

And counsels of thy will.

Let strangers walk around

The city where we dwell,

Compass and view thine holy ground,

And mark the building well;

The order of thy house,

The worship of thy court,

The cheerful songs, the solemn vows,

And make a fair report.

How decent, and how wise!

How glorious to behold! 

Beyond the pomp that charms the eyes,

And rites adorned with gold.

The God we worship now

Will guide us till we die;

Will be our God while here below,

And ours above the sky.