Praise We the Lord This Day

Praise we the Lord this day

Author: Anonymous (1846)
Published in 46 hymnals

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1 Praise we the Lord this day,
This day so long foretold,
Whose promise shone with cheering ray
On waiting saints of old.

2 The Prophet gave the sign
For faithful men to read;
A Virgin, born of David's line,
Shall bear the promised Seed.

3 Ask not how this should be,
But worship and adore:
Like her, whom heaven's majesty
Came down to shadow o'er.

4 Meekly she bowed her head
To hear the gracious word,
Mary, the pure and lowly maid,
The favoured of the Lord.

5 Blessèd shall be her name
In all the Church on earth,
Through whom that wondrous mercy came,
The Incarnate Saviour's birth.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: Anonymous

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First Line: Praise we the Lord this day
Title: Praise We the Lord This Day
Author: Anonymous (1846)
Source: Hymns for the Festivals and Saints' Days, 1846
Language: English



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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #240Page Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #875Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #777TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #769
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #267Text
Small Church Music #1352Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #5641TextScoreAudio
Worship (3rd ed.) #696Page Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #876
Include 37 pre-1979 instances