350. Stand Up and Bless the Lord

1 Stand up and bless the Lord,
you people of God's choice;
stand up and bless the Lord of hosts
with heart and soul and voice.

2 Though high above all praise,
above all blessing high,
who would not fear God's holy name,
and laud and magnify!

3 O for the living flame
from God's own altar brought,
to touch our lips, our minds inspire,
and wing to heaven our thought!

4 God is our strength and song,
who makes salvation ours;
then be God's love in Christ proclaimed
with all our ransomed powers.

5 Stand up and bless the Lord;
the Lord your God adore;
stand up and bless the glorious name
henceforth for evermore.

Text Information
First Line: Stand up and bless the Lord
Title: Stand Up and Bless the Lord
Author: James Montgomery (1771-1854)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: SM
Scripture: Nehemiah 9:5-25; Psalm 118; Psalm 134; Isaiah 6:1-8; Isaiah 12:2-6; Ephesians 6:10-20; Colossians 1:1-14; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Topic: Adoration; Gathering of the Community; Praise of God
Tune Information
Composer: Aaron Williams (1731-1776)
Meter: SM
Key: F Major or modal

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