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114. Blessed be the everlasting God

1 Blest be the everlasting God,
the Father of our Lord,
be his abounding mercy praised,
his majesty adored.

2 When from the dead he raised his Son,
to reign with him on high,
he gave our souls a lively hope
that they should never die.

3 There's an inheritance divine
reserved against that day.
that's uncorrupted, undefiled,
and cannot waste away.

4 Saints by the power of God are kept,
till the salvation come;
we walk by faith as strangers here
til Christ shall call us home.

Text Information
First Line: Blessed be the everlasting God
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Publication Date: 1999
Meter: 86.86
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: All Saints and All Souls; Ascension; Eternity of God (8 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: BISHOPTHORPE
Composer: Jeremiah Clarke, c. 1673-1707
Meter: 86.86
Key: F Major
Copyright: Harmony © Australian Hymn Book Co.



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