5690. Praise the Savior, Now and Ever

1. Praise the Savior now and ever;
Praise Him, all beneath the skies;
Prostrate lying, suff’ring, dying
On the cross, a sacrifice.
Vict’ry gaining, life obtaining,
Now in glory He doth rise.

2. Man’s work faileth, Christ’s availeth;
He is all our righteousness;
He, our Savior, has forever
Set us free from dire distress.
Through His merit we inherit
Light and peace and happiness.

3. Sin’s bonds severed, we’re delivered,
Christ has bruised the serpent’s head;
Death no longer is the stronger,
Hell itself is captive led.
Christ has risen from death’s prison,
O’er the tomb He light has shed.

4. For His favor, praise forever,
Unto God the Father sing;
Praise the Savior, praise Him ever,
Son of God, our Lord and King.
Praise the Spirit, through Christ’s merit,
He doth us salvation bring.

Text Information
First Line: Praise the Savior now and ever
Title: Praise the Savior, Now and Ever
Latin Title: Pange lingua gloriosi proelium certaminis
Author: Venantius Fortunatus, circa 530-609
Translator (from Latin): Augustus Nelson
Meter: 87.87.87
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: LAUDA ANIMA, John Goss, 1869
Tune Information
Meter: 87.87.87
Incipit: 12313 45345 65545
Key: D Major
Source: Swedish Koralbok, 1697
Copyright: Public Domain

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