814. O Bless the Lord, My Soul

1 O bless the Lord, my soul!
Let all within me join
And aid my tongue to bless His name
Whose favors are divine.

2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
Nor let His mercies lie
Forgotten in unthankfulness
And without praises die!

3 'Tis He forgives thy sins;
'Tis He relieves thy pain;
'Tis He that heals thy sicknesses
And makes thee young again.

4 He crowns thy life with love
When ransomed from the grave;
He that redeemed my soul from hell
Hath sov'reign pow'r to save.

5 He fills the poor with good;
He gives the suff'rers rest.
The Lord hath judgments for the proud
And justice for th'oppressed.

6 His wondrous works and ways
He made by Moses known,
But sent the world His truth and grace
By His beloved Son.

Text Information
First Line: O bless the Lord, my soul!
Title: O Bless the Lord, My Soul
Alterer: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: S M
Scripture: Psalm 103; John 1:1-4; John 1:14
Topic: Beginning of Service
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. THOMAS
Composer: Aaron Williams, 1731-76
Meter: S M
Key: F Major or modal
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Setting)



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