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Eternal God Exalted

The heart of man plans his way,
But the Lord establishes his steps.
(Proverbs 16:9)

Sky and Stars


1.   Eternal God exalted
         Above both time and space;
      You hold my life completely,
         A trophy of Your grace.
      Both time and space a canvas,
         You craft all history
      To show Your grace and power
         Through eternity.

2.   You planned before creation
         My birth and life and death;
      In mercy and in kindness
         You give me every breath.
      You're everywhere in fullness,
         Wherever I may go;
      And all my days and moments
         All at once You know.

3.   Each day Your Word sustains me,
         Your Spirit guides and leads;
      You never will forsake me,
         Your grace is all I need.
      For time is but a teacher,
         A patient means of grace
      That I might learn to trust You,
         Ever seek Your face.

4.   I need not fear the future
         For You're already there;
      And in the past You've brought me
         Through every trial and care.
      In every present moment
         You faithfully are near;
      So help me now to trust You,
         Cast away all fear.

"Eternal God Exalted"
WORDS: Ken Puls, December 5, 2016
MUSIC: arranged from Chrétien Urhan (1834) by Edward F. Rimbault (1867)
THEME: God's Faithfulness at All Times

This hymn is a reminder that God is always faithful and He is always with us. He is ever with us, not just in space: wherever we may go. He is with us in all of time: our past, our present, our future—with us every moment! We can rest in Him and trust Him as He works out His good purposes.

Words ©2016 Kenneth A Puls
Music: Public Domain



This hymn is set to the tune RUTHERFORD: the same tune as "The Sands of Time Are Sinking"


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Higher Key: F

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Lower Key: C

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