Through all the changing scenes of life (Wiltshire)

Hymn – Through all the changing scenes of life – Lyrics

Through all the changing scenes of life,
In trouble and in joy,
The praises of my God shall still
My heart and tongue employ.

Oh, magnify the Lord with me,
With me exalt His name;
When in distress to Him I called,
He to my rescue came.

The hosts of God encamp around
The dwellings of the just;
Deliverance He affords to all
Who on His succour trust.

Oh, make but trial of His love,
Experience will decide
How blest they are, and only they,
Who in His truth confide.

Fear Him, ye saints, and you will then
Have nothing else to fear;
Make you His service your delight,
Your wants shall be His care.

To Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
The God whom we adore,
Be Glory as it was, is now,
And shall be evermore.


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  • Tune: Wiltshire
  • Meter: CM
  • Style: Victorian Hymn
  • Usage: General
  • Composer: George Thomas Smart (1776 – 1867)
  • Lyricist: Psalm 34 in Hymnal: New Version Publisher: Tate and Brady (1696)
  • Music and Lyrics Public Domain.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2014 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.