I Will Praise Your Name

The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, Slow to anger and of great kindness

Author (Refrain): Leon Roberts
Tune: [I will praise your name forever] (Roberts)
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Author (Refrain): Leon Roberts

Leon began his piano studies at the age of six with a local teacher he knew as "Mr. Ben." His grandmother, Mrs. Mary Bookman, became a religious mentor in the musical growth of her grandson. Being from a family of devout Baptists, Methodists and Pentecostals, he gained an integrated understanding of faith. He first learned skills of directing congregational worship at his mother's church, the First Apostolic Fire Baptized Holiness Church of Coatesville. It was there that he also had a deep personal encounter with Jesus Christ. His talents and strong faith in God were reflected in the musical groups that he formed and directed such as the "Voices of Love" and the "Jubali Movement of Southern Pennsylvania." Leon was equally talented dur… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, Slow to anger and of great kindness
Title: I Will Praise Your Name
Author (Refrain): Leon Roberts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I will praise your name forever
Notes: Responsive refrain to reading or chanting of Psalm 145: 8-13. Suggested Use: Easter, General
Copyright: © 1987 Leon Roberts


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Lift Every Voice and Sing II #274

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