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Let both old and young praise the name of the Lord.

BibleGateway: Psalm 148

ESV Text: Psalm 148

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KJV Text (alt. audio): Chapter 148:

     1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights. 2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts. 3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light. 4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens. 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created. 6 He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.

     7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps: 8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapours; stormy wind fulfilling his word: 9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars: 10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl: 11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: 12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: 13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven. 14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 243:
Oh, that I Had a Thousand Voices

— Organ Audio

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1. Oh, that I Had a Thousand Voices 
To praise my God with thousand tongues! 
My heart, which in the Lord rejoices, 
Would then proclaim in grateful songs 
To all, wherever I might be, 
What great things God hath done for me. 

2. Dear Father, endless praise I render 
For soul and body, strangely joined; 
I praise Thee Guardian kind and tender, 
For all the noble joys I find 
So richly spread on every side 
And freely for my use supplied. 

3. I praise Thee, Savior, whose compassion 
Hath brought Thee down to ransom me; 
Thy pitying heart sought my salvation, 
Though keenest woes were heaped on Thee, 
Brought me from bondage full release, 
Made me Thine own and gave me peace. 

4. Glory and praise, still onward reaching, 
Be Thine, O Spirit of all grace, 
Whose holy power and faithful teaching 
Give me among Thy saints a place! 
Whate’er of good by me is done 
Is of Thy grace and light alone. 

5. Shall I not, then, be filled with gladness? 
Shall I not praise Thee evermore 
And triumph over fear and sadness, 
E’en when my cup of woe runs o’er? 
Though heaven and earth shall pass away, 
Thy loving’kindness stands for aye.