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Saints and Angels Sing His Praise

Saints and angels sing his praise

Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Saints and angels sing his praise,
Ancient of Eternal Days,
Lord of earth and sea and sky,
God most holy, God Most High.
Planets circle by his laws,
he the First, the only Cause;
praise to him whose wisdom planned
stars unnumbered as the sand.

2 Worlds their Maker's hand proclaim,
sun and moon exalt his Name;
yet can shining stars above
share with us a Father's love?
For that love, by every tongue,
let the song of praise be sung:
sins forgiven, souls restored,
glory be to Christ the Lord!

Source: New Hymns of Hope #195

Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith

Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) Educated at Pembroke College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Dudley-Smith has served the Church of England since his ordination in 1950. He has occupied a number of church posi­tions, including parish priest in the diocese of Southwark (1953-1962), archdeacon of Norwich (1973-1981), and bishop of Thetford, Norfolk, from 1981 until his retirement in 1992. He also edited a Christian magazine, Crusade, which was founded after Billy Graham's 1955 London crusade. Dudley-Smith began writing comic verse while a student at Cambridge; he did not begin to write hymns until the 1960s. Many of his several hundred hymn texts have been collected in Lift Every Heart: Collected Hymns 1961-1983 (1984), Songs of Deliverance: Thirt… Go to person page >

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First Line: Saints and angels sing his praise
Title: Saints and Angels Sing His Praise
Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 2015 Hope Publishing Company

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New Hymns of Hope #195

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