Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

By every nation, race and tongue

Full Text

1 By every nation, race and tongue,
worship and praise be ever sung;
praise the Father: Alleluia!
For pardoned sin, death overcome,
and hopes that live beyond the tomb:
Alleluia, alleluia;
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

2 Saints who on earth have suffered long,
for Jesus' sake enduring wrong,
ever-faithful: Alleluia!
Where faith is lost in sight, rejoice
and sing with never-wearied voice:
Alleluia, alleluia;
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

3 Let earth and air and sea unite
to celebrate his glorious might,
their creator: Alleluia!
Sun, moon and stars in endless space
echo the song of every race:
Alleluia, alleluia;
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Source: Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #579

Author: H. B. George (1838-1910)

(no biographical information available about H. B. George (1838-1910).) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By every nation, race and tongue
Author: H. B. George (1838-1910)
Meter: 8.8.4.4.8.8 with alleluias
Publication Date: 1987
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1987.

Tune

LASST UNS ERFREUEN

LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

Go to tune page >


Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #579Text



Advertisements