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O give thanks unto the Lord, Praise his name with one accord

O give thanks unto the Lord, Praise his name with one accord

Alterer: C. H. Spurgeon; Author: Joseph Irons (1847)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 O GIVE thanks unto the Lord;
Praise His name with one accord;
Tell the wonders of His pow'r;
Praise His goodness ev'ry hour.

2 Let His ransom'd church begin,
Whom He hath redeem'd from sin,
Gather'd from the east and west,
North and south, to enter rest.

3 Through the wilderness they stray
In a solitary way;
Hungry, thirsty, tried, and faint,
God attends to their complaint.

4 Led by Him from day to day,
Right, although mysterious, way,
To His city they shall come,
Habitation, rest, and home.

5 O that men would praise the Lord,
While His goodness they record;
All His wondrous works rehearse,
Who redeem'd them from the curse.

Source: Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #107a

Alterer: C. H. Spurgeon

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, the world-famous preacher, was born June 19, 1834, at Kelvedon, in Essex, where his father was Congregational minister. He was educated at Colchester, and at an Agricultural College at Maidstone, after which he was for a few years usher in schools at Newmarket and Cambridge. In 1851 he became minister of a small Baptist church at Waterbeach, near Cambridge, and soon attained great popularity. In 1854 he removed to New Park Street, London, the place where Drs. Gill and Rippon had formerly ministered, and ere long the thronging of people to hear him led, first, to the temporary occupation of Exeter Hall, and of the Surrey Music Hall, and then to the erection of the great Metropolitan Tabernacle, where he still minist… Go to person page >

Author: Joseph Irons

Irons, Joseph, son of William Irons, of Ware, was born at Ware, Nov. 1785, and was for some years the friend of John Newton when the latter was Rector of St. Mary, Woolnoth, and an attendant upon his ministry. On the death of Newton, Irons joined the Nonconformists, and was for some time Pastor of a Nonconformist Chapel at Sawston, and then of the Grove Chapel, Camber well, London. He died April 3, 1852. J. Irons's reputation as a preacher amongst the Nonconformists was very great. His sermons were intensely Calvinistic and very powerful; and the perorations, not unfrequently in poetical blank verse, were most striking and effective. His hymns are powerful, and at times poetical, but from their strong Calvinistic teaching have failed to be… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O give thanks unto the Lord, Praise his name with one accord
Author: Joseph Irons (1847)
Alterer: C. H. Spurgeon
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #107a

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