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I'll bless Jehovah's glorious name

I'll bless Jehovah's glorious name

Author: Elizabeth Daye
Tune: BREMEN (Hastings)
Published in 19 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I’ll bless Jehovah’s glorious name,
Whose goodness Heav’n and earth proclaim,
With every morning light;
And at the close of every day,
To Him my cheerful homage pay,
Who guards me through the night.

2 Then in His churches to appear,
To pay my humble worship there,
Shall be my sweet employ:
The day that saw my Savior rise,
Shall dawn on my delighted eyes
With pure and holy joy.

3 With grateful sorrow in my breast,
I’ll celebrate the dying feast,
Of my departing Lord;
And while His perfect love I view,
His bright example I’ll pursue,
And meditate His Word.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10605

Author: Elizabeth Daye

Daye, Elizabeth, 1733-1829. Daughter of Rev. James Daye, Presbyterian minister at Lancaster (d. 1770). Published a volume of poems at Liverpool, 1798, and contributed to the Monthly Repository. Her hymn Of Worship is in Kippis & Belfast Collection, “I'll bless Jehovah's glorious name." Wallace gives another hymn for Sunday Evening, "0 may the truths this day has taught." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: I'll bless Jehovah's glorious name
Author: Elizabeth Daye

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The Cyber Hymnal #10605
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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