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Invocation and Praise

Representative Text

1 Let God arise, and by His might
Let all His foes be put to to flight;
But, O ye righteous, gladly sing,
Exult before your God and King.

2 Jehovah's praises sound abroad,
Rejoice before the living God;
Prepare the way that He may come
And make the desert places bloom.

3 A father of the fatherless,
A judge of widows in distress,
Is God, the God of boundless grace,
Who dwells within His holy place.

4 God frees the captive and He sends
The blessedness of home and friends,
And only those in darkness stay
Who will not trust Him and obey.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Let God arise, and by his might, Let all His foes be put to flight
Title: Invocation and Praise
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

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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