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O praise ye the Lord With heart and with voice

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1 O praise ye the Lord, with heart and with voice;
His mercies record, and round Him rejoice.
Ye children of Zion, your Savior adore;
And learn to rely on His grace evermore.

2 Repose on His arm, ye sheep of His fold.
What terror can harm with Him to uphold?
His saints are His treasure; their peace He will seek;
And pour without measure His gifts on the meek.

3 Go on in His might, ye men of the Lord:
His word be your light, His promise your sword.
The King of Salvation your foes will subdue;
And their degradation bring glory to you.



Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12303

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: O praise ye the Lord With heart and with voice
Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

LYONS

LYONS, named for the French city Lyons, appeared with a reference to “Haydn” in volume 2 of William Gardiner’s (PHH 111) Sacred Melodies. However, the tune was never found in the works of Franz Joseph Haydn or those of his younger brother Johann Michael Haydn. Recent research revealed that the…

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