We'll praise the Lord for he is great

We'll praise the Lord for he is great

Author: T. G. Steward
Tune: NAZREY
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We'll praise the Lord for He is great,
And in His presence angels wait;
All heav'n is swelling with His praise--
Shall we not, too,our anthems raise?
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.

2 We'll praise the Lord for He is wise;
His wisdom shines through all the skies;
The earth He measures with a span,
And crowns us with His image: man.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.

3 We'll praise the Lord for He is just,
And in Him we may ever trust;
Princes and kings may turn aside,
But God by right will e'er abide.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.

4 We'll praise the Lord for He is true;
His word the same all ages through;
Earth, sea and sky may pass away,
But firm, God's truth will ever stay.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.

5 Oh, praise Him for His name is Love,
And from His glorious throne above,
He bends to welcome our weak praise,
Shall we not, then, our anthem raise?
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise Him,
Oh, we will praise His holy name.

African American Heritage Hymnal, 2001

Author: T. G. Steward

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Text Information

First Line: We'll praise the Lord for he is great
Author: T. G. Steward
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, we will praise him

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8796
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

A. M. E. C. Hymnal #70

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African American Heritage Hymnal #123

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #641

Gates of Praise for the Worship of God and Use in His Service. Rev. ed. #d121

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #641

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8796

The Richard Allen A.M.E. Hymnal, with Responsive Scripture Readings. Rev. #d418

Total Praise #103

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