Beloved brethren, sing his praise

Representative Text

1 Beloved brethren, sing his praise
Who formed the worlds on high,
Who taught the planets where to trace
Their orbits in the sky.

2 Swift heralds the glad news to bear
O'er land and ocean fly,
And to the wondering world declare
The message from on high.

3 In songs declare the works and ways
Of our eternal God,
Whose kingdom, in these latter days,
Is spreading far abroad.

4 In Zion let his name be praised
Who hath a feast prepared,
The glorious gospel standard raised,
The ancient faith restored.



Source: The Hymnal #9

Author: Parley Parker Pratt

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Text Information

Tune

ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #103

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #83

Latter-Day Saint Hymns #d37

Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d39

Text

The Hymnal #9

The Saints' Harp #d127

The Saints' Hymnal #d35

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