1. Oh how beautiful in its loftiness is the City of God.
God is with her, and will leave her never.
We have heard, we have seen, in the City of God:
that God is our fortress forever.
Within this church we meditate Your unfailing love.
Like Your name, Your praise shall be boundless.
Your hand is filled with righteousness; Your people rejoice
at the care and love that surround us.
2. Walk around her, count her towers,
count her ramparts, citadels--
Yet tell to the next generation:
that her strength is God, our Fortress true, for all eternity.
Our God, our Guide, our Salvation!
© 1995-2005 Stephen J. Pearson