O store gud

Hymn – O store gud – Lyrics

Swedish

1. O store Gud, när jag den värld beskådar,
Som du har skapat med ditt allmaktsord,
Hur där din visdom väver livets trådar,
Och alla väsen mättas vid ditt bord.

Refrain:
Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
O store Gud! O store Gud!
Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
O store Gud! O store Gud!

2. När sommarvinden susar över fälten,
När blommor dofta invid källans rand,
När trastar drilla i de gröna tälten,
Vid furuskogens tysta, dunkla rand;

3. När jag i bibeln skådar alla under,
Som Herren gjort se’n förste Adams tid,
Hur nådefull Han varit alla stunder,
Och hjälpt sitt folk ur livets synd och strid;

4. När slutligt alla tidens höljen falla,
Uti åskådning byter sig min tro,
Och evighetens klara klockor kalla,
Min frälsta ande till dess sabbatsro;

Final Refrain
Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
Tack store Gud! Tack store Gud!
Då brister själen ut i lovsångsljud:
Tack store Gud! Tack store Gud!

Recording

Because of issues with the copyright owner of “O Lord my God”, no recording is currently available.

Details

  • Tune: O store Gud
  • Meter: 11 10 11 10 and Refrain
  • Style: Traditional Swedish
  • Composer: Unknown Traditional Swedish Folk Melody originally put to English translation by arranger: Stuart K Hine
  • Usage: General, Trinity
  • Lyricist: Carl Gustav Boberg (1859 – 1940)

Mysterious God, beyond my comprehension (Mysterious God) – Organ

Lyrics

Mysterious God, beyond my comprehension,
deeper and wider than the wisest mind,
Stretching beyond conceivable dimension,
beyond the grasp of finite humankind.
Mysterious God, mysterious God
revealed in Jesus, God-man mystery.

No single being could express your nature
You are One God, yet show Yourself as Three.
I stand before You as a finite creature,
numbers lose meaning in Your mystery. Refrain

Humbled, I try to think of You as spatial,
You’re everywhere now simultaneously;
worthy of temples gloriously palatial,
yet spurning these to live in mystery. Refrain

You live outside of Time that so confines me,
I can’t imagine Your Eternity.
Past, present, future: these constructs define me,
Your timeless present is a mystery. Refrain

You are Almighty, infinite in power;
what You decide is an accomplished deed.
I struggle to be faithful for one hour,
Your faithful rule is one more mystery. Refrain

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Details

  • Tune: Mysterious God
  • Meter: 11 10 11 10 4 4 10
  • Verses: 5
  • Words and Melody: Hugh G Wetmore © July 2009   Metre: 11.10.11.10 (11) refrain 4.4.11
  • Tune: Mysterious God harmonised by Hazel Hudson
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.

Great is thy faithfulness (Runyan)

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Details

  • Tune: Faithfulness (Runyan)
  • Meter: 11 10 11 10 and Refrain
  • Style: Early 20th Century
  • Composer: William Marion Runyan (1870 – 1957)
  • Lyricist: Thomas Obediah Chisholm (1866 – 1960)
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright 1923 by Hope Publishing Co.
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