P136d. Praise God, for he is kind

1 Praise God, for he is kind:
his mercy lasts for aye.
2 Give thanks with heart and mind
to God of gods alway:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

3 The Lord of lords praise ye,
Whose mercies even stand.
4 Great wonders only he
doth work with mighty hand:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

5 Give praise to his great name,
who, by his wisdom high,
the heaven above did frame,
and buiot the lofty sky:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

6 To him who did outstretch
the earth so great and wide;
above the waters’ reach
who made it to abide:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

7 Great lights who made of old;
for his grace lasteth aye:
8 the sun, which we behold,
to rule the lightsome day:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

9 Also the moon so clear,
which shineth in our sight;
the stars that do appear,
to rule the darksome night:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

10 Who smote Egyptian foes,
that did his message scorn;
and in his anger rose,
and slew all their first-born:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

11 Thence Israel out he brought;
his mercies ever stand:
12 with outstretched arm he wrought,
and with a mighty hand:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

13 The sea he clave in twain;
for his grace lasteth still:
14 and through the parted main
led his own Israel:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

15 But cast down Pharaoh then
beneath the Red Sea's wave,
and all his mighty men
unto destruction gave:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

16 Who, in his faithfulness,
his chosen people led
through the great wilderness,
and in his love them fed:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

17 To him great kings who smote;
for his grace hath no bound.
18 who slew, and spared not
kings famous and renowned:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

19 Sihon the Am’rites’ prince;
for his grace lasteth aye:
20 and mighty Og, who once
in Bashan's land had sway:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

21 By lot he gave their land,
for his grace faileth never,
22 into his Israel's hand,
an heritage for ever:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

23 Who also on us thought
when in our low estate;
24 and from the hand us brought
of those who did us hate:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

25 Who to all flesh gives food;
for his grace faileth never.
26 Give thanks to God most good,
the God of heaven, for ever:
for certainly
his mercies dure
most firm and sure
eternally.

Text Information
First Line: Praise God, for he is kind
Meter: 66 66 88
Language: English
Publication Date: 2004
Scripture:
Tune Information
Name: BEVAN
Composer: John Goss, 1800-1880
Meter: 66 66 88
Key: E♭ Major



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