PSALM 104:1-9, 24, 35c
METER:  SM (66 86)
This is the meter of the hymns "I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord" and "Rise Up, O Men of God."

1.  O bless the Lord, my soul.
    God, you are very great;
    With hon-or and with ma-jes-ty
    You wear a robe of light.
2.  You spread sky like a tent,
    A-bove it built your home;
    You use the clouds for cha-ri-ots
    And ride up=on the wind.
3.  The wind's your mes-sen-ger,
    And fire and flame serve you.
    You set the earth on firm sup-ports,
    So that it won't be moved.
4.  The o-cean's like a robe
    Which cov-ered mount-ains up.
    The wa-ters fled when you re-buked,
    Your thun-der made them flee.
5.  O'er mount-ains they did flow
    In-to the val-leys low,
    In-to the place which you had set
    For them to make their home.
6.  You gave them bound-a-ries
    That they should nev-er pass;
    They nev-er-more will be al-lowed
    To cov-er earth a-gain.
7.  How man-y are your works,
    In wis-dom they were made,
    Full of your crea-tures is the earth.
    All peo-ple, praise the Lord!

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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