Take up the song, and sing the praise of God

Take up the song, and sing the praise of God

Author: Rae E. Whitney
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Rae E. Whitney

Rae E. Whitney Since the late 1970s the poet Rae Whitney has focused on her hymn text writing. Her hymn texts have been included in denominational hymnals such as The Hymnal 1982 (Episcopal), The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990), and The Baptist Hymnal. Eight of Rae's texts were published in Selah Publishing Co.'s Songs of Rejoicing (1989), and 26 were published in Selah's New Songs of Rejoicing (1994). Selah has also published a collection of Rae's texts entitled With Joy our Spirits Sing (1995) and a second volume Under the Fig Tree: More Hymns and a Few Poems (2007). Rae E. Whitney was born at Chippenham, Wilts, England. She received a B.A. (honors) in English from the University of Bristol, and a Certificate of Education. On December 31… Go to person page >




WOODLANDS is a perfect match for the bold text. Walter Greatorex (b. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, 1877; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, 1949) composed this tune in 1916, and it was published in the Public School Hymn Book in 1919. The tune's title refers to one of the schoolhouses at Gre…

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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #568
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #171