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To God, let all the earth

To God, let all the earth

Author: John Barnard
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

1. To God, let all the earth
Agree, with sacred mirth,
In shouts, to raise their cheerful voice.
2. With gladness serve the Lord,
And come, with one accord,
Before his presence, and rejoice.

3. For this you can't but own,
Jehovah's God alone;
He life and breath, to all did give;
His people us he chose,
The flock his folds enclose,
And we on his fat pastures live.

4 Enter his gates with joy,
In thanks your hearts employ,
And make his courts resound his fame;
Strike up a grateful song,
From every heart, and tongue,
To bless his great, and holy name.

5 Because the Lord is kind,
His mercy, you shall find,
Is everlastingly secure;
His truth, through ages past,
Has stood unshaken fast,
And shall, through every age, endure.

A New Version of the Psalms of David, 1752

Author: John Barnard

John Barnard, born in Boston, Nov. 6, 1681; in 1752 made a version of psalms with the music; settled at Marblehead; introduced new music ther; died Jan 14, 1770, aged 89. A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To God, let all the earth
Author: John Barnard
Place of Origin: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Language: English
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