From: page 337 of "Hymns for the Family of God" published by Paragon Associates , Inc Nashville Tennessee USA - 1976

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

“For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto God.” – Job 22:26 KJV.

1 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation!
O my soul, praise Him, for He is thy health and salvation!
All who hear; Now to His temple draw near;
Praise Him in glad adoration!

2 Praise to the Lord, who o’er all things so wondrously reigneth;
Shelters thee under His wings, yes, and so gently sustaineth!
Have thou not seen How all thy longings have been
Granted in what He ordaineth?

3 Praise to the Lord, who doth prosper thy work and defend thee;
Surely His goodness and mercy here daily attend thee.
Ponder anew What the Almighty can do,
If with His love He befriends thee.

4 Praise to the Lord! O let all that is in me adore Him!
All that has life and breath, come now with praises before Him.
Let the Amen Sound from His people again;
Gladly for aye we adore Him.


Original German Words by: Joachim Neander, 1680 Music “Lobe den Herren”: German Tune, 1665 Translated into English by: Catherine Winkworth, 1863 Music Adapted and Harmonized by: William S. Bennett, 1864.

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