Praise ye the Lord, in simple joyous measure

Praise ye the Lord, in simple joyous measure

Author: Georg Gessner
Tune: [Praise ye the Lord, in simple joyous measure]
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 Praise ye the Lord In simple joyous measure;
He hears each word Of children's praise with pleasure;
Praise ye the Lord, praise ye the Lord.

2 Thought children, we Thy glorious praise are telling;
Attentive be, From heaven Thy holy dwelling,
Thou calledst little ones to Thee.

3 Thy praise alone Our hearts would render ever;
Up to Thy throne Ascends our weak endeavor;
Our outpoured song accept and own.

4 Our stammering, Our feeble voice thou hearest;
O gracious King, E'en for our praise Thou carest;
Triumphant then, to Thee we sing.

5 In glory we, Our heavenly Father praising,
Shall happy be, New songs unnumbered raising;
Unceasing through eternity.

Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #328

Author: Georg Gessner

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First Line: Praise ye the Lord, in simple joyous measure
Author: Georg Gessner

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Hymnal for the Sunday School #144

Hymnal for the Sunday School. Rev. #d164

Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d156

School Carols #d237

Select Songs for School and Home #d119

Service and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d105

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Sunday-School Book: with music: for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran congregations (Rev. and Enl.) #12

The Chautauqua Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns for Gatherings ... and Young Peoples Organizations #d63

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Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #328

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