Let Us With Gladsome Mind

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1 Let us with a gladsome mind
praise the Lord who is so kind:
for God's mercies shall endure,
ever faithful, ever sure.

2 God, with all-commanding might,
filled the new-made world with light:
for God's mercies shall endure,
ever faithful, ever sure.

3 All things living God does feed;
with full measure, meets their need:
for God's mercies shall endure,
ever faithful, ever sure.

4 Let us with a gladsome mind
praise the Lord who is so kind:
for God's mercies shall endure,
ever faithful, ever sure.


Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #31

Versifier: John Milton

Milton, John, was born in London, Dec. 9, 1608, and died there Nov. 8, 1674. His poetical excellences and his literary fame are matters apart from hymnology, and are fully dealt with in numerous memoirs. His influence on English hymn-writing has been very slight, his 19 versions of various Psalms having lain for the most part unused by hymnal compilers. The dates of his paraphrases are:— Ps. cxiv. and cxxxvi., 1623, when he was 15 years of ago. These were given in his Poems in English and Latin 1645. Ps. lxxx.-lxxxviii., written in 1648, and published as Nine Psalmes done into Metre, 1645. Ps. i., 1653; ii., “Done August 8, 1653;" iii., Aug. 9, 1653; iv. Aug. 10, 1653; v., Aug. 12, 1653; vi., Aug. 13, 1653; vii.Aug. 14, 1653; viii… Go to person page >

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MONKLAND

The tune MONKLAND has a fascinating if complex history. Rooted in a tune for the text "Fahre fort" in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) famous hymnal, Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), it then was significantly altered by John Antes (b. Frederick, PA, 1740; d. Bristol, England, 1811) in a Moravian m…

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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #706Text
Church Family Worship #280
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #30
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #93aText
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #93bText
Common Praise (1998) #398TextPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #498Page Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #400
Complete Mission Praise #415
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #31Text InfoTextFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #389TextPage Scan
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #204
Hymns and Psalms - 1983 #27a
Hymns and Psalms - 1983 #27b
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #23
Hymns of Truth & Light #53
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #435
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #302
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #113Page Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #244TextPage Scan
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #136A
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #136BText
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #136Text InfoTune InfoScoreAudio
Rejoice in the Lord #136TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #112
Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #58
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #312
Sing Joyfully #306Page Scan
Sing the Faith #2012
Small Church Music #513Audio
Small Church Music #6208Audio
Small Church Music #6966Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #46
The Cyber Hymnal #3669TextScoreAudio
The Faith We Sing #2012
The New Century Hymnal #16TextPage Scan
The New English Hymnal #397
The Worshiping Church #59TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #83
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #33TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #234Text
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