116. To Thank the Lord Our God

1 To thank the Lord our God
it is a good and comely thing,
and to thy name, O thou Most High,
due praise aloud to sing;
thy lovingkindness forth to show
when first appears the light,
and to declare thy faithfulness
with pleasure ev'ry night.

2 How great, Lord, are thy works;
each thought of thine, how deep it is!
A brutish mind this knoweth not:
fools understand not this.
No! through thy works, Lord, thou hast made
our souls right glad to be;
and in thy works we will triumph,
which have been wrought by thee.

3 Hosanna! Upright is the Lord:
he is a rock to me,
and he from all unrighteousness
is altogether free.
Lord, let thy grace and glory stand
on us thy servants thus;
conform the works we take in hand;
Lord, prosper them and us.

Text Information
First Line: To thank the Lord our God
Title: To Thank the Lord Our God
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: CMD
Scripture: Psalm 92
Source: Scottish Psalter, 1650 (variant from)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer (attr.): R. Boyd (1816)
Meter: CMD
Key: d minor
Source: Kentucky Harmony, 1816

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