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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Sunday's Hymn: Praise the Lord, Ye Heavens Adore Him

Praise the Lord: ye heavens adore him;
Praise him, angels, in the height;
Sun and moon, rejoice before him;
Praise him, all ye stars and light.
Praise the Lord, for he hath spoken;
Worlds his mighty voice obeyed:
Laws which never shall be broken
For their guidance hath he made.

Praise the Lord, for he is glorious;
Never shall his promise fail:
God hath made his saints victorious;
Sin and death shall not prevail.
Praise the God of our salvation;
Hosts on high, his pow'r proclaim;
Heaven and earth and all creation,
Laud and magnify his name.

Worship, honor, glory, blessing,
Lord, we offer unto thee;
Young and old, thy praise expressing,
In glad homage bend the knee.
All the saints in heaven adore thee;
We would bow before thy throne:
As thine angels serve before thee,
So on earth thy will be done.

Stanzas 1 and 2, Anon., c. 1801
Stanza 3, Edward Osler, 1836

Tune: Faben, John H. Willcox, 1849


Kim from Hiraeth said...

I loved singing this hymn this morning, didn't you? They were ALL good and so full of the Word!

Willow said...

Where do you find these hymns? And you sang it this morning??
Please let me know!

ellen b. said...

Praising the Lord with you, Dorothy!

Dorothy said...

Yes, Kim, I did love singing this hymn this morning! I loved the tune as well as the words, which were so uplifting!

Willow, we use the blue Trinity Hymnal at our Orthodox Presbyterian Church. I always try to post a hymn that I actually sang that morning. The only times I don't are if I've posted all of the hymns we sing on a particular Sunday before or if we are away from our church that morning because of traveling. In those instances, I just pick a hymn that I especially love.