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Praise to the Lord, he is King over all creation

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1 Praise to the Lord! He is King over all creation;
Praise, O my soul, with the angels, the God of salvation!
Join in their song;
Psaltery and harp, roll along,
Praise in each solemn vibration.

2 Praise thou the Lord, who in glorious majesty reigning,
Guideth thee onward, in every peril sustaining!
Thee to uphold
Arms of His mercy enfold,
Patient ‘mid all thy complaining.

3 Praise thou the Lord, who with honor and blessing hath crowned thee,
Pouring His gifts out of heaven like showers around thee!
Think of it too
What the Almighty can do—
How by His love He hath bound thee.

4 Praise to the Lord, and let all that is in me adore Him!
All that have breath, with his ransomed ones worship before Him!
He is our light,
Fountain of glory and might.
Come, let us kneel and adore Him!

Source: The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #253

Author: Joachim Neander

Neander, Joachim, was born at Bremen, in 1650, as the eldest child of the marriage of Johann Joachim Neander and Catharina Knipping, which took place on Sept. 18, 1649, the father being then master of the Third Form in the Paedagogium at Bremen. The family name was originally Neumann (Newman) or Niemann, but the grandfather of the poet had assumed the Greek form of the name, i.e. Neander. After passing through the Paedagogium he entered himself as a student at the Gymnasium illustre (Academic Gymnasium) of Bremen in Oct. 1666. German student life in the 17th century was anything but refined, and Neander seems to have been as riotous and as fond of questionable pleasures as most of his fellows. In July 1670, Theodore Under-Eyck came to Breme… Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise to the Lord, he is King over all creation
Author: Joachim Neander
Copyright: Public Domain



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