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Psalm 138

Author: Isaac Watts Meter: 8.8.8.8 Appears in 198 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 First Line: With all my powers of heart and tongue Lyrics: [With all my powers of heart and tongue I'll praise my Maker in my song: Angels shall hear the notes I raise, Approve the song, and join the praise. Angels that make thy church their care Shall witness my devotions there, While holy zeal directs my eyes To thy fair temple in the skies.] I'll sing thy truth and mercy, Lord, I'll sing the wonders of thy word; Not all thy works and names below So much thy power and glory show. To God I cried when troubles rose; He heard me, and subdued my foes; He did my rising fears control, And strength diffused through all my soul. The God of heav'n maintains his state, Frowns on the proud, and scorns the great; But from his throne descends to see The sons of humble poverty. Amidst a thousand snares I stand, Upheld and guarded by thy hand; Thy words my fainting soul revive, And keep my dying faith alive. Grace will complete what grace begins, To save from sorrows or from sins The work that wisdom undertakes Eternal mercy ne'er forsakes. Topics: Restoring grace; Perseverance; God our preserver; Angels present in churches; Assistance from God; Grace preserving and restoring; Preserving grace; Strength of grace

Delante de los ángeles (In the sight of the angels)

Appears in 13 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 Topics: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time C; 5º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario C Used With Tune: [Delante de ángeles]
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With Grateful Heart My Thanks I Bring

Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8 Appears in 12 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 Lyrics: 1 With grateful heart my thanks I bring, before the great your praise I sing. I worship in your holy place and praise you for your truth and grace; for truth and grace together shine in your most holy Word divine, in your most holy Word divine. 2 I cried to you, and you did save; your word of grace new courage gave. The kings of earth shall thank you, LORD, for they have heard your wondrous word; yes, they shall come with songs of praise, for great and glorious are your ways, for great and glorious are your ways. 3 O LORD, enthroned in glory bright, you reign alone in heavenly height; the proud in vain your favor seek, but you have mercy for the meek. Through trouble though my pathway be, you will revive and strengthen me, you will revive and strengthen me. 4 You will stretch forth your mighty arm to save me when my foes alarm. The work you have for me begun shall by your grace be fully done. Your love forever will endure: your mercy, LORD, is ever sure; your mercy, LORD, is ever sure. Topics: Praise & Adoration; Grace; Mercy; Praise & Adoration; Redemption; Refuge; Thanksgiving & Gratitude; Word of God Used With Tune: SOLID ROCK Text Sources: Psalter, 1912, alt.

Te alabarán, oh Jehová

Meter: Irregular Appears in 7 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138:4-6 First Line: Te alabarán, oh Jehová todos los reyes Topics: Dios creador Su naturaleza divina; Worship and Praise; Adoración y alabanza; Cánticos; Chants Used With Tune: QUISQUEYA
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Psalm 138: Thee will I praise with all my heart

Meter: 8.6.8.6 Appears in 10 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 First Line: Thee will I praise with all my heart Lyrics: 1Thee will I praise with all my heart, I will sing praise to thee 2Before the gods: And worship will toward thy sanctuary. I’ll praise thy name, ev’n for thy truth, and kindness of thy love; For thou thy word hast magnify’d all thy great name above. 3Thou didst me answer in the day when I to thee did cry; And thou my fainting soul with strength didst strengthen inwardly. 4All kings upon the earth that are shall give thee praise, O Lord, When as they from thy mouth shall hear thy true and faithful word. 5Yea, in the righteous ways of God with gladness they shall sing: For great’s the glory of the Lord; who doth for ever reign. 6Though God be high, yet he respects all those that lowly be; Whereas the proud and lofty ones afar off knoweth he. 7Though I in midst of trouble walk, I life from thee shall have: ’Gainst my foes’ wrath thou’lt stretch thine hand; thy right hand shall me save. 8Surely that which concerneth me the Lord will perfect make: Lord, still thy mercy lasts; do not thine own hands’ works forsake.
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Praise Ye the Father!

Author: Elizabeth R. Charles Meter: 11.11.11.6 Appears in 104 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138:2 First Line: Praise ye the Father! For his loving kindness Lyrics: 1 Praise ye the Father! For his loving-kindness, tenderly cares he for his erring children; praise him, ye angels, praise him in the heavens, praise ye Jehovah! 2 Praise ye the Savior! Great is his compassion, graciously cares he for his chosen people; young men and maidens, ye old men and children, praise ye the Savior! 3 Praise ye the Spirit! Comforter of Israel, sent of the Father and the Son to bless us; praise ye the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, praise ye the triune God! Topics: God Compassion of ; Holy Spirit Comforter Used With Tune: FLEMMING
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With All My Heart I'll Praise Thy Name

Meter: 8.8.8.8 Appears in 15 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 Lyrics: 1. With all my heart I’ll praise Thy name, Before the gods Thy praise proclaim; I’ll worship in Thy holy place, And praise Thee for Thy truth and grace. 2. For Thou o’er all Thy name, O Lord, Hast magnified Thy faithful word; Thou didst me answer when I cried, Thou hast my soul with strength supplied. 3. All kings of earth shall give Thee praise, When from Thy mouth they learn Thy ways; They in Jehovah’s ways shall sing, For great in glory is our king. 4. The Lord, though high, respects the low; But He the proud far off doth know; Though waves of trouble round me roll, Thou, Lord, wilt yet revive my soul. 5. My foes enraged, my way withstand; Against them Thou wilt stretch Thy hand, Thine own right hand shall set me free, And perfect make Thy work for me. 6. O Lord, Thy mercy never ends, Throughout all ages it extends, Then on Thy servant pity take, Thine own hands’ works do not forsake. Used With Tune: BUTLER Text Sources: Sabbath-School Psalmodist (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1872), page 23

Psalm 138: On the Day I Called

Author: Rory Cooney, b. 1952 Appears in 4 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138 First Line: I shall thank you, God of my heart Refrain First Line: Lord, on the day I called for help Topics: Angels; Care of the Sick; Angels; Care of the Sick; Angels; Care of the Sick; Angels; Care of the Sick; Angels; Care of the Sick; Angels; Care of the Sick; Dance; Love of God for Us; Thanksgiving; Seventeenth Ordinary Year C; Twenty-First Ordinary Year A; Service Music for Mass Responsorial Psalm; Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest Responsorial Psalm; Evening Prayer Morning Psalms, Canticles; Rites of the Church Rite of Annointing (Care of teh Sick) Used With Tune: [I shall thank you, God of my heart]
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Stand up and bless the Lord

Author: James Montgomery (1771-1854) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Appears in 380 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138:2 Lyrics: 1 Stand up and bless the Lord; all people now rejoice: stand up and bless the Lord your God with heart and soul and voice. 2 Though high above all praise, above all blessing high, who would not fear his holy name, give thanks and glorify? 3 O for the living flame from his own altar brought, to touch our lips, our minds inspire, and wing to heaven our thought! 4 God is our strength and song, and his salvation ours; then be his love in Christ proclaimed with all our ransomed powers. 5 Stand up and bless the Lord, the Lord your God adore; stand up and bless his glorious name both now and evermore. Topics: The Living God Our Response to God - in the worship of God's house; Adoration Of God Used With Tune: CARLISLE
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Rejoicing in the ways of God

Author: Dr. Doddridge Meter: 6.6.8.6 Appears in 165 hymnals Scripture: Psalm 138:5 First Line: Now let our voices join Lyrics: 1 Now let our voices join, To form a sacred song; Ye pilgrims in Jehovah's ways, With music pass along. 2 How straight the path appears, How open and how fair! No lurking gins t'entrap our feet; No fierce destroyer there. 3 But flowers of paradise In rich profusion spring; The sun of glory gilds the path, And dear companions sing. 4 See Salem's golden spires In beautious prospect rise; And brighter crowns that mortals wear, Which sparkle through the skies. 5 All honor to his name, Who marks the shining way; To him, who leads the wanderers on To realms of endless day. Topics: The Graces of the Holy Spirit Joy and Rejoicing; Joy and rejoicing; Rejoicing in the ways of God

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