Scripture Verse

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for He commanded and they were created. Psalm 148:5


Stopford A. Brooke

Words: Stop­ford A. Brooke, Chris­tian Hymns 1881.

Music: Llan­fair Ro­bert Will­iams, 1817. Har­mo­ny by John Ro­berts, 1837 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

John Roberts


Let the whole creation cry: Alleluia!
Glory to the Lord on high! Alleluia!
Heav’n and earth, awake and sing: Alleluia!
God is good and therefore king! Alleluia!

Praise Him, all ye hosts above, Alleluia!
Ever bright and fair in love, Alleluia!
Sun and moon, lift up your voice, Alleluia!
Night and stars in God rejoice, Alleluia!

Warriors fighting for the Lord, Alleluia!
Prophets burning with His Word, Alleluia!
Those to whom the arts belong, Alleluia!
Add their voices to the song, Alleluia!

Kings of knowledge and of law, Alleluia!
To the glorious circle draw, Alleluia!
All who work and all who wait, Alleluia!
Sing, The Lord is good and great! Alleluia!

Men and women, young and old, Alleluia!
Raise the anthem manifold, Alleluia!
And let children’s happy hearts, Alleluia!
In this worship bear their parts, Alleluia!

From the north to southern pole, Alleluia!
Let the mighty chorus roll, Alleluia!
Holy, holy, holy One, Alleluia!
Glory be to God alone! Alleluia!