Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah!

Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, Children of God's gracious choice

Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson
Tune: VAN HORN
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson

Margaret Clarkson, whose rarely-used first name is Edith, was born in 1915 into, as Margaret herself described, “a loveless and unhappy marriage” which broke up when she was twelve. The memories of her childhood were of tension, fear, insecurity, and isolation. Margaret was born in Melville, Saskatchewan where she lived until her parents, Frederick and Ethel, and the family moved to Toronto when she was around age four. Throughout her life, she was plagued by pain; initially from migraines, accompanied by convulsive vomiting, and then arthritis—two ailments that accompanied her continually. In Destined for Glory, she related sadly that her mother told her that her first words were “my head hurts.” At age three Margaret, or Ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, Children of God's gracious choice
Title: Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah!
Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson
Publication Date: 1979
Copyright: 1974, 1976 by Singspiration



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