Bless The Lord, My Soul

O bless the Lord, my soul, As the Friend who died for thee

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [O bless the Lord, my soul] (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O bless the Lord, my soul,
As the friend who died for thee;
And bless Him for the saving grace,
So rich, so full and free.

Refrain:
Bless the Lord, my soul,
Bless the Lord, my soul;
And all that is within me,
Bless His holy name.

2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
As the rock in which we hide;
And bless Him for the sense of peace,
Amid the surging tide. [Refrain]

3 O bless the Lord, my soul,
As the hope so sure and sweet;
And bless Him for the loving call
To worship at his feet. [Refrain]

4 O bless the Lord, my soul,
As the Guide in days to come;
And bless Him for the crown of life
In thy eternal home. [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #202

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O bless the Lord, my soul, As the Friend who died for thee
Title: Bless The Lord, My Soul
Author: E. A. Barnes
Refrain First Line: Bless the Lord, my soul
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #233

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Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #15

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Tabernacle Hymns No. 2 #69

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The Tabernacle Hymns #157

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