223. O My Soul, Bless Your Redeemer

1 O my soul, bless your Redeemer;
All within me, bless God's Name;
Bless the Savior, and forget not
All God's mercies to proclaim;

2 God forgives all your transgressions,
All diseases gently heals;
God redeems you from destruction,
And with you so kindly deals.

3 Far as east from west is distant,
God has put away our sin;
Like the pity of a father
Has the Lord's compassion been.

4 As it was without beginning,
So it lasts without an end;
To their children's children ever
Shall God's righteousness extend:

5 Unto such as keep God's covenant
And are steadfast in God's way;
Unto those who still remember
The commandments and obey.

6 Bless your Maker, all you creatures,
Ever under God's control,
All throughout God's vast dominion;
Bless the Lord of all, my soul!

Text Information
First Line: O my soul, bless your Redeemer
Title: O My Soul, Bless Your Redeemer
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Source: The Book of Psalms, 1871; alt. 1972, 1988, para. in
Tune Information
Key: F Major
Source: Witt's Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1861, as in

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