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My soul gives glory to the Lord, In God my Savior I rejoice

My soul gives glory to the Lord, In God my Savior I rejoice

Translator: J. T. Mueller (1940, alt.)
Tune: MAGNIFICAT (Joncas)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My soul gives glory to the Lord,
In God my Savior I rejoice.
My lowliness he did regard,
Exalting me by his own choice.
From this day all shall call me blest,
For he has done great things for me,
Of all great names his is the best,
For it is holy; strong is he.

2 His mercy goes to all who fear,
From age to age and to all parts.
His arm of strength to all is near;
He scatters those who have proud hearts.
He casts the mighty from their throne
And raises those of low degree;
He feeds the hungry as his own,
The rich depart in poverty.

3 He raised his servant Israel,
Rememb'ring his eternal grace,
As from of old he did foretell
To Abraham and all his race.
O Father, Son and Spirit blest,
In threefold Name are you adored,
To you be ev'ry prayer addressed,
From age to age the only Lord.


Source: Gather Comprehensive #14

Translator: J. T. Mueller

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Text Information

First Line: My soul gives glory to the Lord, In God my Savior I rejoice
Latin Title: Magnificat anima mea
Translator: J. T. Mueller (1940, alt.)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Magnificat
Language: English
Copyright: Words by permission G.I.A. Publications, Inc. Chicago, Illinois

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Catholic Book of Worship III #678

TextPage Scan

Gather Comprehensive #14

Together in Song #173

Text

Worship (3rd ed.) #15

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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