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Psalm 150: "Oh come and praise the Lord"

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6 6. 6 6 (St. Cecilia)
Psalm 150
Oh come and praise the Lord,
Praise in his sanctuary;
Come, praise him in the heavens,
On earth with bended knee.

Give praises for his deeds,
And reach for fitting words,
Enlarge your hearts to hymn
The glories of the Lord.

With heart and hand and voice,
Praise him both loud and long;
Give to the triune God,
The praises of your song.

So let us praise the Lord
As long as he gives breath;
Then praise him better yet
Beyond the gates of death.
Jeremy Walker

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"A mighty host of angels stands"

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8 7. 8 7. D (iambic) (Constance)
A mighty host of angels stands
Around Christ's throne in heaven;
Their sinless tongues extol his worth,
All praise to him is given;
With awe recount his mighty works,
His face behold with wonder,
Lift up their voice to hymn the Lord
With a celestial thunder.

A countless host of blood-bought souls
Adds its triumphant measure;
In robes of white they sing with joy,
Their hearts now with their treasure.
This happy throng could quickly tell
Ten thousand grace-filled stories,
But sooner are their lips and hearts
Filled with his radiant glories.

And shall my stumbling tongue on earth
Disrupt this happy chorus?
No - all I am shall glorify
The One who suffered for us!
Though fearsome foes and grievous woes
Our joys are now assailing,
A life safe hid with Christ in God
Calls forth a song unfailing.

So, called by grace and kept by love,
Protected by his power,
Our timeless glories with our God
Draw nearer every hour.
With eyes fixed fast on Christ above,
Unmoved by scorn or pity,
We travel on to where he dwells,
In God's abiding city.
Jeremy Walker

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