With joyful heart your praises bring

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1 With joyful heart your praises bring
To God, the fount of blessing;
His everlasting goodness sing,
His holy name confessing;
Our God let all creation bless;
He is our aid in all distress:
O bless His Name forever.

2 Praise God, who to the cross and grave
Hath sent His Son from heaven;
His death that did the guilty save,
Eternal life hath given.
He hath redeemed our souls from hell;
Now peace for God with men doth dwell:
O bless His Name forever!

3 Praise God, who by His Spirit's light
To faith our souls awaketh:
Our souls with gifts of grace and might,
He strong and steadfast maketh.
His Word doth light our heavenward way;
His grace inclines us to obey:
O bless His Name forever!

4 Ye mighty seraphim, your praise
Still to the Lord be bringing,
Let all in heaven their voices raise;
Let earth break forth in singing.
Whate'er hath breath shall Him adore,
Him first, Him last, Him evermore:
O bless His Name forever!

Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #13

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

Author: Cyriakus Guenther

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First Line: With joyful heart your praises bring
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Author: Cyriakus Guenther

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Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #122

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The Lutheran Hymnary #13

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