12. Exalt the Lord, His Praise Proclaim

1 Exalt the Lord, his praise proclaim;
all ye his servants, praise his name,
who in the Lord's house ever stand
and humbly serve at his command.
The Lord is good, his praise proclaim;
since it is pleasant, praise his name;
his people for his own he takes
and his own peculiar treasure makes.

2 I know the Lord is high in state,
above all gods our Lord is great;
the Lord performs what he decrees,
in heav'n and earth, in depths and seas.
He makes the vapors to ascend
in clouds from earth's remotest end;
the lightnings flash at his command;
he holds the tempest in his hand.

3 Exalt the Lord, his praise proclaim;
all ye his servants, praise his name,
who in the Lord's house ever stand
and humbly serve at his command.
Forever praise and bless his name,
and in the church his praise proclaim;
in Zion is his dwelling place;
praise ye the Lord, show forth his grace.

Text Information
First Line: Exalt the Lord, his praise proclaim
Title: Exalt the Lord, His Praise Proclaim
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: L.M.D.
Scripture: Psalm 135:1-7; Psalm 135:21
Topic: God: His perfections; Church: Covenant People; God: Praise of (4 more...)
Source: The Psalter, 1912
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CREATION
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn (1798)
Meter: L.M.D.
Key: G Major
Source: from The Creation, 1798; arr.



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