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In the Heavens the Lord Almighty

In the heavens the Lord Almighty Fixed His everlasting throne

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1 In the heavens the Lord Almighty
Fixed His everlasting throne;
Over all is His dominion,
He is God, and He alone.

2 Bless the Lord, ye mighty angels,
Ye that hearken to His voice,
All His gracious word fulfilling;
Ever bless Him and rejoice.

3 Bless the Lord, all ye His servants,
Ministers of God Most High;
Ye His hosts, that do His pleasure,
God your Maker glorify.

4 Bless the Lord, all things created;
Be His holy Name adored
All throughout His wide dominion;
O my soul, bless thou the Lord.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: In the heavens the Lord Almighty Fixed His everlasting throne
Title: In the Heavens the Lord Almighty
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bless the Lord, all things created



This story is associated with the writing of RATHBUN: One Sunday in 1849 Ithamar Conkey (b. Shutesbury, MA, 1815; d. Elizabeth, NJ, 1867) walked out of the morning service at Central Baptist Church, Norwich, Connecticut, where he was choir director and organist, frustrated because only one soprano f…

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[Thou my everlasting portion] (Vail)



The Cyber Hymnal #2829
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