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Sing His Praise

Representative Text

1 Let us praise the Lord, for His smiles that beam
O’er our happy hearts;
For the joy and bliss, like a flowing stream,
He to us imparts.

Refrain:
Praise Him, every nation,
Praise Him, saints above,
Praise Him, every creature
For His mighty love.

2 I will praise the Lord, for His peace is mine;
For His saints in light;
For the fellowship, and the love divine
Which our souls unite. [Refrain]

3 For eternal life and salvation great
Thankful let us be;
For the strength He gives when on Him we wait,
And for victory. [Refrain]

4 For redeeming grace and His holiness
Praises let us bring;
Praise the Lord for all He bestows on us,
Yea, for everything. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Clara McAlister Brooks

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us praise the Lord, for His smiles that beam
Title: Sing His Praise
Author: Clara McAlister Brooks
Meter: 10.5.10.5.6.5.6.5
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise him, every nation

Timeline

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Timeless Truths #490

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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