My grateful soul shall bless the Lord

My grateful soul shall bless the Lord

Tune: ABRIDGE (Smith)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My grateful soul shall bless the Lord,
Whose precepts give me light;
And private counsel still afford
In sorrow's dismal night.

2 Therefore my heart all grief defies,
My glory does rejoice;
My flesh shall rest, in hope to rise,
Waked by His powerful voice.

3 Thou, Lord, when I resign my breath,
My soul from hell shalt free;
Nor let Thy Holy One in death
The least corruption see.

4 Thou shalt the paths of life display
Which to Thy presence lead;
Where pleasures dwell without allay,
And joys that never fade.

Amen.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Text Information

First Line: My grateful soul shall bless the Lord
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #95

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Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #95

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Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #95

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #95

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The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #95

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