306. O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing

1 O for a thousand tongues to sing
my great Redeemer's praise,
the glories of my God and King,
the triumphs of his grace.

2 Jesus! the name that charms our fears
and bids our sorrows cease;
'tis music in the sinner's ears,
'tis life, and health, and peace.

3 He speaks; and, listening to his voice,
new life the dead receive;
the mournful, broken hearts rejoice,
the humble poor believe.

4 Hear him, ye deaf, ye voiceless ones,
your loosened tongues employ;
ye blind, behold your Saviour come,
and leap, ye lame, for joy!

5 My gracious Master and my God,
assist me to proclaim,
to spread through all the earth abroad
the honours of thy name.

Text Information
First Line: O for a thousand tongues to sing
Title: O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
Author: Charles Wesley (1707-1788) (alt.)
Meter: CM
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Healing; Jesus, Name of; Praise of God (1 more...)
Notes: Alt tune: AZMON 230
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas Haweis (1734-1820)
Adapter: Samuel Webbe the younger (c. 1770-1843)
Composer (descant): Craig Sellar Lang (1891-1971)
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Copyright: Descant © Novello & Co., Ltd. Reprinted by permission of Shawnee Press, Inc. (ASCAP)
Notes: Higher key 224

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