1. The God of Abraham praise, who reigns enthroned
Ancient of everlasting days, and God of Love;
Jehovah, great I AM! by earth and Heav’n confessed;
I bow and bless the sacred Name forever blessed.
2. The God of Abraham praise, at Whose supreme
From earth I rise—and seek the joys at His right hand;
I all on earth forsake, its wisdom, fame, and power;
And Him my only Portion make, my Shield and Tower.
3. He by Himself has sworn; I on His oath depend,
I shall, on eagle wings upborne, to Heav’n ascend.
I shall behold His face; I shall His power adore,
And sing the wonders of His grace forevermore.
4. Tho’ nature’s strength decay, and earth and hell
To Canaan’s bounds I urge my way, at His command.
The wat’ry deep I pass…
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