71. O Bless the Lord, My Soul!

1 O bless the Lord, my soul!
Let all within me join
and help my tongue to praise his name
whose mercies are divine.

2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
Let not his mercies lie
forgotten in unthankfulness,
from lack of praise to die.

3 For God forgives our sins
and God relieves our pain;
the Lord who heals our sicknesses
renews our strength again.

4 He crowns our life with love
when ransomed from the grave;
he who redeemed my soul from hell
has sovereign power to save.

5 The Lord provides our food
and gives the sufferers rest;
the Lord has judgment for the proud,
and justice for the oppressed.

6 His mighty works and ways
by Moses he made known,
but gave the world his truth and grace
by his belovèd Son.

Text Information
First Line: O bless the Lord, my soul
Title: O Bless the Lord, My Soul!
Paraphraser: Isaac Watts (1719, alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: S.M.
Scripture: Hebrews 1:2; Psalm 103:1-8
Topic: God the Father: Love and Mercy; Biblical Persons; God: Mighty Acts (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: FESTAL SONG
Composer: William H. Walter (1894)
Composer (descant): Donald P. Hustad (1989)
Meter: S.M.
Key: A Major
Copyright: Desc. © 1990 Hope Publishing Company



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