PSALM 145:1-8
This is the meter of such hymns as "Jesus Shall Reign" and "O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee"

1.  I will ex-tol you, God my king,
    And bless your name for-ev-er-more.
    Each day I'll bless your ho-ly name,
    And praise your good-ness ev-er-more.
2.  Great is the Lord, great to be praised.
    His great-ness is un-search-a-ble.
    One gen-e-ra-tion shall de-clare
    Your might-y works un-to the next.
3.  I'll think up-on your won-drous works,
    And on your glo-rious maj-es-ty.
    Your peo-ple shall pro-claim your acts,
    That ter-ri-ble and might-y are.
4.  I will de-clare how great you are.
    They shall pour forth your fame to all
    And tell how good and great you are.
    They'll sing your just-ice with loud songs.
5.  The Lord our God is full of grace,
    His mer-cy e'er is plen-ti-ful.
    The Lord is ev-er slow to wrath,
    A-bound-ing is his stead-fast love.

Stanzas 1-2 and the first half of stanza 3 reprinted by permission of the publisher from Supplementary Volume to Sing the Psalms by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1992 Dale A. Schoening.  Last half of stanza 3 and stanzas 4-5 copyright 2002 Dale A. Schoening.

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