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126. Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above

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1. Sing praise to God who reigns above,
the God of all creation,
the God of power, the God of love,
the God of our salvation.
With healing balm my soul is filled
and every faithless murmur stilled:
To God all praise and glory!

2. The Lord is never far away,
but through all grief distressing,
an ever present help and stay,
our peace and joy and blessing.
As with a mother's tender hand,
God gently leads the chosen band:
To God all praise and glory!

3. Thus, all my toilsome way along,
I sing aloud thy praises,
that earth may hear the grateful song
my voice unwearied raises.
Be joyful in the Lord, my heart,
both soul and body bear your part:
To God all praise and glory!

4. Let all who name Christ's holy name
give God all praise and glory;
let all who own his power proclaim
aloud the wondrous story!
Cast each false idol from its throne,
for Christ is Lord, and Christ alone:
To God all praise and glory!

Text Information
First Line: Sing praise to God who reigns above
Title: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above
Translator: Francis E. Cox (1864)
Author: Johann J. Schütz (1675)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 87.87.887
Scripture: Deuteronomy 32:3
Topic: The Glory of the Triune God: Providence; Adoration and Praise; Grief (5 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: MIT FREUDEN ZART
Harmonizer: Maurice F. Bell (1906)
Meter: 87.87.887
Key: D Major



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