Praise the Lord, Each Tribe and Nation

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1 Praise the Lord, each tribe and nation,
Praise Him with a joyous heart;
Ye who know His full salvation,
Gather now from ev'ry part;
Let your voices glorify,
In His temple God on high.

2 He’s our God and our Creator,
We, His flock and chosen seed:
He, our Lord and Liberator,
Us from sin and peril freed:
And at last His flock shall rest
In the mansions of the blest.

3 Magnify Him in His portals;
In His courts His deeds proclaim;
Hither come, ye ransomed mortals,
Glorify our Saviour’s Name.
Ever kind and loving, He
Keeps His faith eternally.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #289

Author: Johann Franck

Franck, Johann, son of Johann Franck, advocate and councillor at Guben, Brandenburg, was born at Guben, June 1, 1618. After his father's death, in 1620, his uncle by marriage, the Town Judge, Adam Tielckau, adopted him and sent him for his education to the schools at Guben, Cottbus, Stettin and Thorn. On June 28, 1638, he matriculated as a student of law at the University of Königsberg, the only German university left undisturbed by the Thirty Years' War. Here his religious spirit, his love of nature, and his friendship with such men as Simon Dach and Heinrich Held, preserved him from sharing in the excesses of his fellow students. He returned to Guben at Easter, 1640, at the urgent request of his mother, who wished to have him near her in… Go to person page >

Translator: Jesper Svedberg

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First Line: Praise the Lord, each tribe and nation
Title: Praise the Lord, Each Tribe and Nation
Author: Johann Franck
Translator: Jesper Svedberg
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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