Oh, Sing to the Lord

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1 Oh, sing to the Lord; make a jubilant noise!
Glory be to God!
Oh, serve him with joy; in his presence now rejoice!
Sing praise unto God out of Zion!

2 Not we, but the Lord is our Maker, our God;
Glory be to God!
His people we are, and the sheep led by his rod;
Sing praise unto God out of Zion!

3 Oh, enter his gates with thanksgiving and praise;
Glory be to God!
To bless him and thank him our voices we will raise;
Sing praise unto God out of Zion!

4 For good is the Lord, and his mercy is sure;
Glory be to God!
To all generations his truth shall still endure;
Sing praise unto God out of Zion!

Source: Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #252

Author: Ulrik V. Koren

See Koren, V. (Vilhelm), 1826-1910 Go to person page >

Translator: Harriet R. Spaeth

Harriet Reynolds Krauth Spaeth [Harriet Krauth], 1845-1925 Born: September 21, 1845, Baltimore, Maryland. Died: May 5, 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Daughter of hymn translator Charles Krauth, Harriet attended the Girls’ School in Philadelphia, and lived independently as a writer. In 1880, she married Adolph Spaeth, pastor of St. Johannis Church in Philadelphia (and later president of the General Council of the Lutheran Church in America). She sang contralto, played the piano and organ, and for many years was the organist at St. Stephen’s Church in west Philadelphia. She provided hymn translations for The Church Book (1868), The Sunday School Hymnal (1901), and was r… Go to person page >

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First Line: Oh, sing to the Lord, make a jubilant noise!
Title: Oh, Sing to the Lord
Author: Ulrik V. Koren
Translator: Harriet R. Spaeth
Meter: 11.5.12.9

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