God Moves in a Mysterious Way


God Moves in a Mysterious Way

With dignity

1. God moves in a mysterious way

His wonders to perform;

He plants his footsteps in the sea

And rides upon the storm.

2. Ye fearful Saints, fresh courage take;

The clouds ye so much dread

Are big with mercy and shall break

In blessings on your head.

3. His purposes will ripen fast,

Unfolding ev’ry hour;

The bud may have a bitter taste,

But sweet will be the flower.

4. Blind unbelief is sure to err

And scan his works in vain;

God is his own interpreter,

And he will make it plain.

Text: William Cowper, 1731–1800

Music: William B. Bradbury, 1816–1868

Psalm 107:23–31

Romans 8:28