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S15. O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands

1. O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands;
serve the Lord with gladness
and come before his presence with a song. [Ant.]

2. Be ye sure that the Lord he is God;
it is he that hath made us and not we ourselves;
we are his people and the sheep of his pasture. [Ant.]

3. O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving
and into his courts with praise;
be thankful unto him and speak good of his Name. [Ant.]

4. For the Lord is gracious;
his mercy is everlasting;
and his truth endureth from generation to generation. [Ant.]

5. Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit:
As it was in the beginning, is now, and
will be for ever. Amen. [Ant.]

Text Information
First Line: O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Topic: The Daily Office: Daily Morning Prayer I
Notes: Antiphons pointed for Anglican chant (S 289) or set to plainsong (S 290) may be sung with this chant.
Tune Information
Name: [O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands]
Composer: Christopher Gibbons, 1615-1676
Key: G Major

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