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Far as thy name is known

Psalm XLVIII. 10,--14. Second Part
The beauty of the church; or, Gospel worship and order.

Poet: Isaac Watts, 1719
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Location in The Sacred Harp
Stanza Denson Cooper
1
Far as thy name is known
The world declares thy praise;
Thy saints, O Lord, before thy throne
Their songs of honour raise.


Aylesbury 28t, Stanza 3

Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t, Stanza 3
2
With joy let Judah stand
On Sionís chosen hill,
Proclaim the wonders of thy hand,
And counsels of thy will.



3
Let strangers walk around
The city where we dwell,
Compass and view thine holy ground,
And mark the building well:



4
The orders of thy house,
The worship of thy court,
The cheerful songs, the solemn vows,
And make a fair report.



5
How decent and how wise!
How glorious to behold!
Beyond the pomp that charms the eyes,
And rites adorníd with gold.


Aylesbury 28t, Stanza 2

Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t, Stanza 2
6
The God we worship now
Will guide us till we die,
Will be our God while here below,
And ours above the sky.


Aylesbury 28t, Stanza 1

Will Guide Us Till We Die (Aylesbury) 28t, Stanza 1

Watts, Isaac. The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian State and Worship. 22nd ed. London: T. Longman et. al., 1769.