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35. I'll Praise My Maker

1. I'll praise my Maker while I've breath;
And when my voice is lost in death,
Praise shall employ my nobler pow'rs.
My days of praise shall ne'er be past,
While life, and tho't, and being last,
Or immortality endures.

2. Happy the man whose hopes rely
On Israel's God! He made the sky,
And earth, and seas, with all their train:
His truth forever stand secure;
He saves th'oppressed, He feeds the poor.
And none shall find His promise vain.

3. The Lord pours eyesight on the blind;
The Lord supports tha fainting mind;
He send the lab'ring conscience peace;
He helps the stranger in distress,
The widow and the father-less,
And grants the pris'ner sweet release.

4. I'll praise Him while He lends me breath;
And when my voice is lost in death,
Praise shall employ my nobler pow'rs.
My days of praise shall ne'er be past,
While life, and tho't, and being last,
Or immortality endures.

Text Information
First Line: I'll praise my Maker while I've breath
Title: I'll Praise My Maker
Author: Isaac Watts
Altered: John Wesley
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8.
Publication Date: 1991
Scripture:
Tune Information
Name: OLD 113TH
Composer: Matthaus Greiter
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8.
Key: D Major



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