Let every creature join To bless Jehovah's name

Let every creature join To bless Jehovah's name

Author: Anne Steele
Published in 39 hymnals

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1 Let every creature join
To bless Jehovah's name,
And every power unite..
To swell th'exalted theme;
Let nature raise,
From every tongue,
A general song
Of grateful praise.

2 But oh, from human tongues
Should nobler praises flow,
And every thankful heart
With warm devotion glow:
Your voices raise,
Ye highly blest;
Above the rest
Declare His praise.

3 Assist me, gracious God;
My heart, my voice inspire;
Then shall I humbly join
the universal choir;
Thy grace can raise
My heart and tongue,
And tune my song
To lively praise.

Amen.

Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #87

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let every creature join To bless Jehovah's name
Author: Anne Steele

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #P.CXLVIIIc

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #15

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #87

Cantica Laudis #d148

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Carmina Sacra #188b

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Carmina Sacra #190b

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d564

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Church Psalmody #H719

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Church Psalmody #719

Gospel Hymn and Tune Book #d210

Harmonia Ecclesiae #d136

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d178

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #719

Melodies of the Church #d533

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Sacred Poetry #58

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #306

Supplement to Watts #d233

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The American Sabbath School Singing Book #61

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d204

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #11

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #20.11

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The Baptist Hymn Book #11

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The Baptist Psalmody #119

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #4

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d344

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The Choir #201a

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The Choir #206b

The King's Message in Song #d74

The Modern Harp #d129

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The Psalmist #92

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The Psalmist #92

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The Psalmody #52

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The Sabbath School Harp #[17]

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The Social Psalmist #5

The Southern Psalmist #d435

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d457

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The Vestry Singing Book #186

The Victory #d200

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