Thy Word, O God, declareth
No man hath seen or heard
The joys our God prepareth
For them that love their Lord.
Their eyes shall see Thy glory,
Thy face, Thy throne, Thy might;
With shouts shall they adore Thee,
The true, eternal Light.
With Thee, their warfare ended,
Thy saints, from earth released,
Shall keep, with glories splendid,
Eternal holy feast.
There shall Thy sons and daughters
The tree of life partake,
Shall drink the living waters,
And bread with Thee shall break.
Thy constant praises sounding
Before Thy great white throne,
They all in joy abounding
Shall sing the song unknown;
Laud, honor, praise, thanksgiving
And glory ever be
To Thee, the everlasting
And blessèd Trinity.