Psalm 103: The Lord Is Kind and Merciful

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Bless the Lord, O my soul, And all my being bless God's name

Paraphraser: Marty Haugen
Tune: [Bless the Lord, O my soul] (Haugen)
Published in 6 hymnals

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Paraphraser: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bless the Lord, O my soul, And all my being bless God's name
Title: Psalm 103: The Lord Is Kind and Merciful
Paraphraser: Marty Haugen
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: The Lord is kind and merciful
Copyright: © 1983, GIA Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Gather (3rd ed.) #75

Gather Comprehensive #100

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #59

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #67

RitualSong #143

Worship (4th ed.) #80

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