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Give Praise to God Our King

Give praise to God our King

Author: Arthur T. Russell
Tune: NU RINDER SOLEN OP
Published in 6 hymnals

Full Text

1 Give praise to God our King,
O earth and heaven!
Of grace and mercy sing,
So freely given.
O Savior, who hast died our expiation,
Thy name be glorified,
Thy name be glorified,
By all creation.

2 O Holy Ghost, our Guide
To heaven'ly glory,
In all our hearts abide,
Lord,we implore Thee;
In us, blest Spirit, reign,
Thine aid bestowing;
Our souls with peace sustain,
Our souls with peace sustain,
Peace still o'erflowing.

3 Lift we our hearts on high
In adoration;
Our Lord is ever nigh
With consolation.
Let ev'ry grief be still,
light He will send us;
In life, in death, He will
In life, in death, He will
Always defend us.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #58

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Give praise to God our King
Title: Give Praise to God Our King
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Meter: 6.5.6.5.6.5.6.6.5
Language: English
Notes: Hymn text, suggested tune NU RINDER SOLEN OP

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