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To Thee be praise forever

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1 To Thee be praise for ever,
Thou glorious King of kings!
Thy wondrous love and favor
Each ransomed spirit sings:
We'll celebrate thy glory
With all thy saints above,
And shout the joyful story
Of thy redeeming love.

Source: Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #D21

Author: Thomas Haweis

Thomas Haweis (b. Redruth, Cornwall, England, 1734; d. Bath, England, 1820) Initially apprenticed to a surgeon and pharmacist, Haweis decided to study for the ministry at Oxford and was ordained in the Church of England in 1757. He served as curate of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford, but was removed by the bishop from that position because of his Methodist leanings. He also was an assistant to Martin Madan at Locke Hospital, London. In 1764 he became rector of All Saints Church in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, and later served as administrator at Trevecca College, Wales, a school founded by the Countess of Huntingdon, whom Haweis served as chaplain. After completing advanced studies at Cambridge, he published a Bible commentary and a volume… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To Thee be praise forever
Author: Thomas Haweis
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WEBB

George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #1147

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A Selection of Hymns #D26

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #D21

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #74

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Conference Hymns #D11

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Devotional hymns #288

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Evangelical Hymnal #D16

Glorious Tidings #d154

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #753

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a753

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #D21

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #D21

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #D16

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #D10

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #139

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D17

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #D17

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Hymns and Offices of Worship #359

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1147

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Hymns of Worship #D20

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Laudes Domini #D21

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New Hymn and Tune book #411s

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New Hymn and Tune Book #411u

New Spiritual Songs #216h

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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion #127c

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #359

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #829

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Our Glad Hosanna #326

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #124

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Plymouth Collection #aD21

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #D21

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #D13

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Revival Hymns #402

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #968

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #D17

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Songs for the Sanctuary #D17

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Songs for the Sanctuary #D17

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Songs for the Sanctuary #D23

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Songs of Grace and Glory #156(42)

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Songs of the Church #D17

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #321

Soul Songs for Sunday Schools #d139

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #104h

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d825

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #D30

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #355.10

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #D21

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The Baptist Psalmody #D13

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The Brethren Hymnody #37

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #810

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The Christian Hymn Book #757

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The Christian hymnal #541

The Christian Psalmist #d702

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1135

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The Congregational Hymn Book #D18

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The Emory Hymnal #D15

The Golden Harp #d352

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The Heart and Voice #372c

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The New England Sabbath School Minstrel #18

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The Praise Hymnary #129

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #313

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The Psalmist #D14

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The Psalmody #D15

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #D8a

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The Sabbath School Lyre #186

The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant #d129

The Sunny Side #d133

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The Tribute of Praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book #532

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The Tribute of Praise #532

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The Tribute of Praise #532

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Twilight Zephyrs #37d

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Worship in Song #D10

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Young Singer's Friend #d10

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