Now with joyful exultationTune: BEECHER
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1 Now with joyful exultation
Let us sing Jehovah's praise;
To the Rock of our salvation
Loud hosannas let us raise;
Thankful tribute gladly bringing,
Let us come before Him now,
And, with psalms His praises singing,
Joyful in His presence bow.
2 For, how great a God, and glorious,
Is Jehovah Whom we sing;
Over idol-gods victorious,
Great is He, our God and King.
In His hand are earth's deep places,
His the strength of all the hills;
His the sea whose bounds He traces,
His the land His bounty fills.
3 To the Lord, such might revealing,
Let us come with reverence meet,
And, before our Maker kneeling,
Let us worship at His feet.
He is our own God who leads us,
We the people of His care;
With a shepherd's hand He feeds us
As His flock in pastures fair.
4 While He proffers peace and pardon
Let us hear His voice today,
Lest, if we our hearts should harden,
We should perish in the way;
Lest to us, so unbelieving,
He in judgment should declare:
Ye, so long my Spirit grieving,
Never in My rest can share.
The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912
A call to worship God as the LORD of all creation and as Israel's Redeemer, and a warning that worship must be accompanied by a life of obedience.
st. l = vv.1-2
st. 2 = vv. 3-5
st. 3 = vv. 6-7
st. 4 = vv. 8-11
The Levites sang this psalm in the liturgy of a high festival that annually celebrated the cosmic rule of the LORD (perhaps the Feast of Tabernacles). Worship leaders call the congregation of God's people to praise the LORD (st. 1) as the one true God and the King of all creation (st. 2). As Israel's Maker and Shepherd, the LORD is to be worshiped reverently (st. 3) and served in humble obedience. God warns the people not to harden their hearts as their ancestors had done in the wilderness (w. 8-10). The people will enter into the LORD's promised "rest" only if they live according to God's will (st. 4). The versification (altered) is from the 1912 Psalter. Another setting of Psalm 95 is at 173.
During Lent; beginning of worship (st. 1-3); during the service of confession (st. 4).
--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #512||Now with Joyful Exultation||Now with joyful exultation||BEECHER||126.96.36.199 D||Psalm 95; Psalm 95:1-2; Psalm 95:3-5; Psalm 95:6-7; Psalm 95:8-11||2013||Praise of God | ; Elements of Worship | Opening of Worship: Called And Gathered||<cite>Psalter</cite>, 1912, alt.|
|Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #95D||Now with Joyful Exultation||Now with joyful exultation||BEECHER||188.8.131.52 D||Psalm 95||2012||Biblical Names and Places | Massah; Biblical Names and Places | Meribah; Church Year | Christ the King; Daily Prayer | Morning Prayer; Disciples / Calling | ; Earth | ; Elements of Worship | Call to Worship; Elements of Worship | Gathering; Elements of Worship | Praise and Adoration; Elements of Worship | Prayer for Illumination; Enthronement Psalms | ; Faith | ; God | Light from; God | Obedience to; God | Trust in; God as | Refuge; God as | Shepherd; God as | Creator; God as | King; God's | Reigning; God's | Sovereignty; God's | Anger; God's | People (flock, sheep); God's | Power; God's | Presence; God's | Promise of Redemption; God's | Strength; God's | Way; Grace | ; Hymns of Praise | ; Idols and Idolatry | ; Joy | ; Obedience | ; Occasional Services | Christian Marriage; Peace | ; Prayer | ; Processions | ; Remembering | ; Rest | ; Ten Commandments | 2nd Commandment (do not make graven emages); The Creation | ; Unity and Fellowship | ; Worship | ; Year A, Lent, 3rd Sunday | ; Year A, Reign of Christ, Nove||<cite>Psalter</cite>, 1912|
|Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #95||Now with Joyful Exultation||Now with joyful exultation||BEECHER||87 87 D||Psalm 95||1987||King, God/Christ as | ; Praise & Adoration | ; Return of Christ | ; Shepherd, God/Christ as | ; Songs for Children | Psalms; Creation | ; Grace | ; Guidance | ; Joy | ; Opening of Worship | ; Providence | ; Victory |||<i>Psalter</i>, 1912, alt.|
|The Cyber Hymnal #4666||Now with Joyful Exultation||Now with joyful exultation||BEECHER||Anonymous||87.87 D||From <cite>The Psalter</cite> (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 255|