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God's Praise Book

God has a praise book, a wonderful praise book

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: PACIFIC PALISADES
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 God has a praise book, a wonderful praise book,
Full of thanksgivings and jubilant song;
Hillside and valley and beautiful blossom,
Echo His praises, and glad notes prolong.

2 Trees that are fruitful, each one in his season,
Fertile green pastures, where still waters flow,
Tell of His goodness, and show forth His glory,
Ever proclaiming His mercy below.

3 Serve Him with gladness, all lands and all nations,
Come with a song to His presence today,
Enter these portals with fervent rejoicing;
He is the Lord, who endureth alway.

4 Praise ye Jehovah, oh praise Him, ye people;
Sing, for His merciful kindness is great;
He is the Lord, and His truth is forever;
Come to His courts, and in gratitude wait.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8098

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God has a praise book, a wonderful praise book
Title: God's Praise Book
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8098
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8098

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