56. Sing Praise to God

1 Sing praise to God who reigns above,
The God of all creation,
The God of pow'r, the God of love,
The God of our salvation.
With healing balm my soul He fills,
And ev'ry faithless murmur stills;
To God all praise and glory!

2 What God’s almighty pow'r hath made
His gracious mercy keepeth;
By morning glow or evening shade,
His watchful eye ne'er sleepeth.
Within the kingdom of His might,
Lo! all is just, and all is right:
To God all praise and glory!

3 The Lord is never far away,
Throughout all grief distressing
An ever-present help and stay,
Our peace, and joy, and blessing.
As with a mother's tender hand,
He leads His own, His chosen band;
To God all praise and glory!

4 Then all my gladsome way along,
I sing aloud Thy praises,
That men may hear the grateful song
My voice unwearied raises:
Be joyful in the Lord, my heart!
Both soul and body bear your part!
To God all praise and glory!

Text Information
First Line: Sing praise to God who reigns above
Title: Sing Praise to God
Author: Johann J. Schütz, 1640-1690
Translator: Frances E. Cox, 1812-1897 (alt.)
Meter: 8 7 8 7 88 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 2018
Scripture: ;
Topic: The Assembly at Worship: Adoration and Praise; Presence of Holy Spirit; Praise
Tune Information
Meter: 8 7 8 7 88 7
Key: D Major
Source: Bohemian Brethren's Kirchengesänge, 1566

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