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38. The Lord, My God, be Praised

1 The Lord, my God, by praised,
My Light, my Life from heaven;
My Maker, who to me
Hath soul and body given;
My Father, who doth shield
And keep me day by day,
Doth make each moment yield
New blessings on my way.

2 The Lord, my God, be praised,
My Trust, my Life from heaven,
The Father's own dear Son,
Whose life for me was given;
Who for me sin atoned
With His most precious blood,
Who giveth me by faith
The highest heav'nly good.

3 The Lord, my God, be praised,
My Hope, my Life from heaven,
The Spirit, whom the Son
In love to me hath given.
'Tis He revives my heart,
'Tis He that gives me pow'r,
Help, comfort, and support
In sorrow's gloomy hour.

4 The Lord, my God, be praised,
My God, who ever liveth,
To whom the heavenly host
All praise and honor giveth.
The Lord, my God, be praised,
In whose great name I boast,
God Father, God the Son,
And God the Holy Ghost.

5 To Him with joyful song
Our praises we are bringing
And with the angel throng
Thrice "Holy" we are singing.
With one united voice
The Church doth Him adore.
The Lord, my God, be praised
Now and forevermore.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: The Lord, my God, be praised
Title: The Lord, My God, be Praised
German Title: Gelobet sei der herr
Translator: August Crull (1823, alt.)
Author: Johann Olearius (1671)
Publication Date: 1941
Meter: 6.7.6.7.6.6.6.6.
Scripture: Deuteronomy 32:3
Topic: Adoration: Worship and Praise
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT
Composer: Johann Crüger (1648)
Meter: 6.7.6.7.6.6.6.6.
Key: F Major



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