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God’s Unchangeable Love. Ps. 106. 7-48; Lev. 26. 40, 42

I. Watts                        S.M.

1
God of eternal love,
How fickle are our ways!
And yet how oft did Israel prove
Thy constancy and grace!

2
[They saw thy wonders wrought,
And then thy praise they sung;
But soon thy works of power forgot,
And murmured with their tongue.]

3
Now they believe his word,
While rocks with rivers flow;
Now with their lusts provoke the Lord,
And he reduced them low.

4
Yet, when they mourned their faults,
He hearkened to their groans,
Brought his own covenant to his thoughts,
And called them still his sons.

5
[Their names were in his book;
He saved them from their foes;
Oft he chastised, but ne’er forsook
The people that he chose.]

6
Let Israel bless the Lord,
Who loved their ancient race;
And Christians join the solemn word,
Amen, to all the praise.