PSALM 107:1-9, 43
METER:  86 86 66 86
SUGGESTED TUNE:  WORDS OF LIFE
This is the meter for the hymn "Wonderful Words of Life", although treated to allow a bit of irregularity in the actual number of syllables in some lines.

1.  Give the Lord thanks, for he is good;
    His stead-fast love ne'er ends.
    Let his ran-somed ones speak his praise,
    Those he re-deemed from woe
    And brought from the lands,
    From east, west, north and south.
    REFRAIN (sing words twice):
    Let those who are wise heed these things,
    Think on God's stead-fast love.
2.  In the des-erts some wan-dered 'round,
    Find-ing no place to live;
    Parched and hun-gry they roamed a-bout,
    With souls a-bout to faint.
    Then they cried to the Lord God,
    And he saved them from mis-ery.
    REFRAIN
3.  He led them to a cit-y where
    They all could dwell in safe-ty.
    Let them thank the Lord for his love,
    His deeds for hu-man-kind.
    He gives drink to the thirst-y,
    And good things to the hun-gry.
    REFRAIN

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Supplementary Volume to Sing the Psalms by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1992 Dale A. Schoening.

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