O praise the Lord, for He is good, In Him we rest obtain

O praise the Lord, for He is good, In Him we rest obtain

Author: W. Wrangham
Tune: HERMON (Mason)
Published in 22 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, praise the Lord! for he is good;
In him we rest obtain:
His mercy has through ages stood,
And ever shall remain.

2 Let all the people of the Lord
His praises spread around;
Let them his grace and love record,
Who have salvation found.

3 Now let the east in him rejoice,
The west its tribute bring,
The north and south lift up their voice,
In honor of their King.

4 Oh, praise the Lord! for he is good;
In him we rest obtain:
His mercy has through ages stood,
And ever shall remain.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #353

Author: W. Wrangham

Wrangham, W., p. 930. ii., 223. From his New Metrical Version of the Psalms, 1829, the following are in common use in America:— (1) "Eternal God, celestial King," Psalms Ivii; (2) "Praise the Lord, His power confess," Psalms cl.; (3) “To Thee, my righteous King and Lord," Psalms ciii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: O praise the Lord, for He is good, In Him we rest obtain
Author: W. Wrangham

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Carmina Sacra #139b

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Church music #377

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Church Psalmody #P107.3

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Church Psalmody #P107c

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P107c

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Psalms and Hymns #P107b

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #385

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d305

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #29

The Book of Praise #d577

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d116

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The Choir #107b

The Christian Hymn Book #d472

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d476

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The Christian Psalmist #P107b

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The Congregational Hymn Book #122

The Modern Harp #d181

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #352

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The Palm #124a

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #19c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d789

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The Voice of Praise #353

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