Praise ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord.@Psalm 113:1
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Daniel W. Whittle (1840-1901)

Daniel W. Whittle, 1879. Appeared in Gospel Hymns No. 4, by Ira D. Sankey, James McGranahan & George C. Stebbins (New York: Biglow & Main, 1881), number 49. Some hymnals show the author as El Nathan, one of Whittle’s pseudonyms.

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James McGranahan (1840-1907)

We praise Thee and bless Thee
Our Father in Heaven,
For the joy of salvation
Thy Gospel hath given.

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Hallelujah! we praise Thee
Thro’ Jesus our Lord;
Hallelujah! we bless Thee
For the gift of Thy Word!

We praise Thee and bless Thee:
Once sinful and sad,
By the word Thou hast given,
To Christ we were led.

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We praise Thee and bless Thee:
The Spirit hath come
To dwell with, and teach us,
And guide us safe home.

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We praise Thee and bless Thee,
For food by the way;
The manna from Heaven
Provided each day.

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We praise Thee and bless Thee:
Thy Word hath gone forth,
That Christ shall be king and
Reign over the earth.

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We praise Thee and bless Thee,
And wait His return
To fulfill every promise
He made to His own.

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We praise Thee and bless Thee:
We’ll reign with Him then,
To praise Thee and bless Thee
For ever. Amen.

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