"Praise We the Lord This Day" by Unknown author, 1846 Text From: THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941) 1. Praise we the Lord this day, This day so long foretold, Whose promise shone with cheering ray On waiting saints of old. 2. The Prophet gave the sign For faithful men to read: A virgin, born of David's line, Shall bear the promised Seed. 3. Ask not how this should be, But worship and adore Like her whom God's own majesty Came down to shadow o'er. 4. Meekly she bowed her head To hear the gracious word, Mary, the pure and lowly maid, The favored of the Lord. 5. Blessed shall be her name In all the Church on earth, Through whom that wondrous mercy came, the incarnate Savior's birth. 6. Jesus, the Virgin's Son, We praise Thee and adore, Who art with God the Father One And Spirit evermore. Amen.This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Cindy A. Beesley and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail: email@example.com
Notes: Hymn #274 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Author: Unknown, 1846 Composer: Johann M. Spiess, 1745 Tune: "Swabia"
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