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78. O Bless the Lord, My Soul

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1 O bless the Lord, my soul;
let all within me join,
and aid my tongue to bless his name,
whose favors are divine.

2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
nor let his mercies lie
forgotten in unthankfulness,
and without praises die.

3 'Tis he forgives your sins,
'tis he relieves your pain,
'tis he that heals your sicknesses
and makes you young again.

4 He crowns your life with love
when ransomed from the grave;
he that redeemed my soul from hell
has sovereign pow'r to save.

5 He fills the poor with good;
he gives the suff'rers rest:
the Lord has judgments for the proud
and justice for th'oppressed.

6 His wondrous works and ways
he made by Moses known,
but sent the world his truth and grace
by his beloved Son.

Text Information
First Line: O bless the Lord, my soul
Title: O Bless the Lord, My Soul
Author: Isaac Watts (1719; mod.)
Meter: S.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: God: His Love and Grace; God: Mercies of; Poor
Tune Information
Meter: S.M.
Key: G Major

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