Praise the Lord with songs of gladness

Praise the Lord with songs of gladness

Author: Mark H. Forscutt
Tune: WILMOT (Weber)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Praise the Lord with songs of gladness,
Praises sing to God most high;
Buried be each thought of sadness,
Hushed be each complaining sigh.

2 Praise him for his love abounding,
Praise him with the sweet-toned lyre;
Praise him with the psaltery's sounding,
Praise the Lord, ye saints and choir.

3 Praise him now and praise him ever,
Join with instrument and voice;
Praise the Father, praise the Savior,
Let the righteous all rejoice.

Source: The Hymnal #14

Author: Mark H. Forscutt

Mark Hill Forscutt (19 June 1834 – 18 October 1903) was an English hymn writer and a leader in several denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Forscutt broke with that denomination for a number of reasons, not the least of which was the practice of plural marriage. Forscutt went on to serve in leadership positions in the Morrisite sect and later in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church). Forscutt was born in Godmanchester, England. When Forscutt joined the LDS Church as a 19-year-old in 1853, his father disowned him and insisted that he move out of his childhood home. From 1855 to 1860, Forscutt was a missionary for the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise the Lord with songs of gladness
Author: Mark H. Forscutt
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Hymnal #14

The Saints' Harp #d679

The Saints' Hymnal #d231

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