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[The Lord is great; with worthy praise]

[The Lord is great; with worthy praise]

Composer: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia. Bert Polman Go to person page >

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Title: [The Lord is great; with worthy praise]
Composer: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Lord is great; with worthy praise

The Lord is great; with worthy praise
Proclaim His pow'r, His Name confess,
Within the city of our God,
Upon His mount of holiness.

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Bible Songs No. 4 #110

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