Hallelujah, praise the Lord, in the heights of glory

Hallelujah, praise the Lord, in the heights of glory

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 Hallelujah!--praise the Lord,
In the heights of glory;
Hosts of heaven, with one accord,
Shout the joyful story:
Praise him for his mighty deeds,
Praise ye him, whose grace exceeds
All that heaven in songs concedes;
Worlds of bliss! his praise record.

2 Praise him with the trumpet's tongue,
Far and wide resounding;
Praise him with the harp well strung,
While your hearts are bounding:
Praise him with the sweet-toned lyre;
Let his praise the lute inspire;
Praise him in a mighty choir--
Let his praise be loudly sung.

3 Praise him with the viol's strings,
Waking joyous feeling;
While the vault of glory rings
With the organ's pealing:
Let the cymbals ring his praise,
Wake the clarion's grandest lays,
Praise the Lord through endless days:--
Lo! his praise creation sings.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #339

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield

Hatfield, Edwin Francis, D.D., was born at Elizabethtown, New Jersey, Jan. 9, 1807, and educated at Middlcbury College, Vermont, and at Andover. From 1832 to 1835 he was pastor of the 2nd Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. In 1835 he removed to New York, where he was at first pastor of 7th Presbyterian Church, and then of the North Presbyterian Church (1856-63) in the same city; and in 1864 he was appointed special agent to the Union Theological Seminary, New York. He also held from 1846 the appointment of Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian General Assembly. He died at Summit, New Jersey, Sept. 22, 1883. His hymnological knowledge was extensive. His publications include:— (1) Freedom's Lyre; or, Psalms, Hymns, and Sacred Songs, for the Slave… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hallelujah, praise the Lord, in the heights of glory
Author: Edwin F. Hatfield

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Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d94

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Praise Book #84

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Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #4

The Book of Worship #d161

The Tabernacle #d101

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #339

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