Scripture Verse

The Father…the Son and…the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:20

Introduction

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Isaac Watts
1674–1748

Words: Is­aac Watts, Hymns and Spi­ri­tu­al Songs, Book 3, 1709, num­ber 29.

Music: Duke Street at­trib­ut­ed to John Hat­ton, 1793 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Hat­ton (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),

Lyrics

Glory to God, the Trinity,
Whose name has mysteries unknown;
In essence One, in persons Three,
A social nature, yet alone.

When all our noblest powers are joined
The honors of Thy name to raise,
Thy glories overmatch our mind,
And angels faint beneath the praise.