Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name.@Psalm 29:2
Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Charles Wesley, Hymns for New Year’s Day 1750.

New Radnor Timothy R. Matthews, in The Primitive Methodist Hymnal, edited by George Booth (London: Primitive Methodist Publishing House, 1889), number 888 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Timothy R. Matthews (1826-1910)

Wisdom ascribe, and might and praise
To God, who lengthens out our days,
Who spares us yet another year
And makes us see His goodness here:
O may we all the time redeem,
And henceforth live and die to Him.

How often, when His arm was bared,
Hath He our sinful Israel spared!
Let me alone, His mercy cried,
And turned the vengeful stroke aside;
Indulged another kind reprieve,
And strangely suffered us to live.

Merciful God, how shall we raise
Our hearts to yield Thee all Thy praise?
Our hearts shall beat for Thee alone:
Our lives shall make Thy goodness known;
Our souls and bodies shall be Thine,
A living sacrifice divine.