Worship the Lord

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Raising our hands as a sign of rejoicing (Vers toi, ô Dieu, vois nos mains qui s'élèvent)

Translator (into French): Nicole Berthet (1972); Author: Fred Kaan (1972)
Published in 4 hymnals

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Source: The Book of Praise #555

Translator (into French): Nicole Berthet

Nicole Berthet is a French author and translator. Lift Up Your Hearts, 2013 Go to person page >

Author: Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Raising our hands as a sign of rejoicing (Vers toi, ô Dieu, vois nos mains qui s'élèvent)
Title: Worship the Lord
Author: Fred Kaan (1972)
Translator (into French): Nicole Berthet (1972)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English; French
Refrain First Line: Worship the Lord (Louange à Dieu)
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1974 Hope Publishing Company; French translation © 1987 "Songs for a Gospel People"



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Sing and Rejoice! #143

Sound the Bamboo #229


The Book of Praise #555


Voices United #401

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