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Let all on earth their voices raise, resounding

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1 Let all on earth their voices raise,
Resounding heav'n's joyful praise
To God, who gave the apostles grace
To run on earth their glorious race.

2 Lord, at your word they bore the light
Of gospel truth to darkest night,
To us that heav'nly light impart;
Make glad our eyes and cheer our heart.

3 Lord, by your will to them was giv'n
To bind and loose in earth and heav'n.
Our chains unbind, our sins undo,
And in our hearts your grace renew.

4 Lord, in your might they spoke the word
Which cured disease and health restored.
To us its healing pow'r prolong;
Support the weak, confirm the strong.

5 And when the thrones are set on high
And judgment's awesome hour draws nigh,
Then, Lord, with them pronounce us blest,
And take us to your endless rest.

Source: Worship (4th ed.) #905

Author: Roger D. Nachtwey

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First Line: Let all on earth their voices raise, resounding
Author: Roger D. Nachtwey



TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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TRURO (Williams)

TRURO is an anonymous tune, first published in Thomas Williams's Psalmodia Evangelica, (second vol., 1789) as a setting for Isaac Watts' "Now to the Lord a noble song." Virtually nothing is known about this eighteenth-century British editor of the two-volume Psalmodia Evangelica, a collection of thr…

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