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56. Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above

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.
My soul with comfort rich he fills,
and every grief he gently stills:
to God all praise and glory!

2 What God’s almighty power has made,
in mercy he is keeping;
by morning glow or evening shade
his eye is never sleeping.
And where he rules in kingly might,
there all is just and all is right:
to God all praise and glory!

3 We sought the Lord in our distress;
O God, in mercy hear us.
Our Savior saw our helplessness
and came with peace to cheer us.
For this we thank and praise the Lord,
who is by one and all adored:
to God all praise and glory!

4 Let all who name Christ’s holy name
give God the praise and glory.
Let all who know his power proclaim
aloud the wondrous story.
Cast every idol from its throne;
the Lord is God, and he 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
Author: Johann J. Schütz, 1640-1690
Translator: Frances Cox, 1812-1897
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7.
Scripture: Psalm 146:10; Psalm 47:6; John 6:15-21; Psalm 9:7; Psalm 121:4; Psalm 46:1; Mark 6:45-51; Deuteronomy 32:3; Psalm 97:1; Revelation 19:6; Psalm 34:4; Matthew 14:22-33; Psalm 96:10; Hebrews 12:12; Psalm 33:1; Isaiah 52:7; Psalm 66:2; Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 30:4
Topic: Adoration
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: MIT FREUDEN ZART
Harmonizer: Heinrich Reimann, 1850-1906
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7.
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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