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Unto God Our Savior

Unto God our Savior

Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Unto God our Savior
sing a joyful song;
wondrous are his doings,
for his arm is strong.
He has wrought salvation,
he has made it known,
and before the nations
is his justice shown.

2 Joyful, all you people,
sing before the Lord;
shout and sing his praises
now in glad accord;
with the harp and trumpet
joyful praises bring;
come, rejoice before him,
God, the Lord, your King.

3 Waves of mighty ocean,
earth with fullness stored,
floods and fields and mountains,
sing before the Lord;
for he comes with justice,
evil to redress,
and to judge the nations
in his righteousness.

Psalter Hymnal, 1987

Text Information

First Line: Unto God our Savior
Title: Unto God Our Savior
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D
Source: Psalter Hymnal, 1912
Language: English
Refrain First Line: He remembers mercy faithful to his own

Notes

Scripture References:
st. 1 = Ps. 98:1-3
st. 2 = Ps. 98:4-6
st. 3 = Ps. 98:7-9

A versification of Psalm 98, "Unto God Our Savior" comes from the 1912 Psalter with minor alterations. See PHH 98 for textual commentary on Psalm 98.

Liturgical Use:
Jubilant times of the church year.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

LYNDHURST

MERRIAL (sometimes known as LYNDHURST) is a fine tune by Frederic William Blunt (b. Mayfair, Westminster, Middlesex, England, 1839; d. Kensington, London, England, 1921). Not much is known about Blunt except that he was a London solicitor by profession and a musician by avocation. He originally comp…

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[Unto God our Savior]


ST. MARY MAGDALENE (Dykes)


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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7035
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #175
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)

Instances

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #175Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreAudioPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #7035TextScoreAudio
Include 8 pre-1979 instances



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