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53. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven

1 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven,
to his feet your tribute bring;
ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven,
evermore his praises sing.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Praise the everlasting King!

2 Praise him for his grace and favor
to all people in distress.
Praise him, still the same forever,
slow to chide, and swift to bless.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Glorious in his faithfulness!

3 Fatherlike, he tends and spares us;
all our hopes and fears he knows.
In his hands he gently bears us,
rescues us from all our foes.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Widely as his mercy flows!

4 Angels, help us to adore him,
you behold him face to face.
Sun and moon bow down before him;
all who dwell in time and space.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Praise with us the God of grace!

Text Information
First Line: Praise, my soul the King of heaven
Title: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
Author: Henry F. Lyte (1834, alt.)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Scripture: Psalm 103
Topic: Gathering Songs: Songs About God; The Service of the Word: Songs of Assurance; Praise and Thanksgiving: Songs for Praising the Father (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: LAUDA ANIMA
Composer: John Goss (1869)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.
Key: D Major



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