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St. Thomas 34b

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: Aaron Williams, 1770
Poet: Isaac Watts, 1719
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Come, sound His praise abroad,
And hymns of glory sing;
Jehovah is the sovíreign God,
The universal King.


Come, sound his praise abroad,, Stanza 1
2
He formed the deeps unknown;
He gave the seas their bound;
The watíry worlds are all His own,
And all the solid ground.


Come, sound his praise abroad,, Stanza 2
3
Come, worship at His throne,
Come bow before the Lord;
We are His works, and not our own,
He formed us by His word.


Come, sound his praise abroad,, Stanza 3