Psalm 103 - Book of Praise for the Guitar

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Psalm 103 ----- "Book of Praise" Anglo Genevan Psalter -------for Guitar

 
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1. 

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O bless the LORD, my soul, bless your Preserver; 

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Let all with-in me praise His Name with fervour, 

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My soul, for-get not all His benefits; 

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O bless the LORD, who pardons your transgression, 

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Who heals your illnesses in His compassion, 

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Who saves you and redeems you from the Pit.

 
2. 

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Bless Him who with His steadfast mercy crowns you, 

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Who with His love and faithfulness surrounds you, 

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Who grants His bounteous gifts your whole life through. 

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To Him who shows His righteousness sing praises; 

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From their affliction He His people raises. 

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Your youth He, like the eagle's, will renew.

 
3. 

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To the oppressed His justice He discloses. 

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His glorious ways He once made known to Moses; 

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The LORD revealed His deeds to Israel. 

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He will not always chide, but, mercy showing, 

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His steadfast cov'nant love on us bestowing, 

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He'll stay His wrath; the LORD is merciful.

 
4. 

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The LORD has dealt with us in great compassion, 

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Not punished us according to transgression. 

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High as the soaring heavens, without end, 

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So great His mercy is to those who fear Him, 

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And He the sins of all those who revere Him 

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Removes as far as east from west extends.

 
5. 

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A father with his children sympathizes; 

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Likewise for us God's pity swiftly rises. 

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Let all who fear Him in His mercy trust. 

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He knows our frame, that it is weak and humble; 

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He keeps in mind how prone we are to stumble. 

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The LORD recalls that we are only dust.

 
6. 

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The life of man is fleeting like the grasses, 

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And like a flower, when the stormwind passes, 

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It soon is gone: its place knows it no more. 

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But God's unfailing love shall never perish, 

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For everlastingly the LORD will cherish 

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Those who revere Him and His Name adore.

 
7. 

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For children's children, through the generations, 

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The LORD shall work His glorious vindication, 

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His righteousness revealing, as of yore, 

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To those who keep His precepts in obedience 

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And to His cov'nant show their full allegiance, 

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His steadfast love endures for evermore. 

 
8. 

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God has His throne high in the heavens founded; 

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He governs all, by angel-hosts surrounded. 

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You mighty servants, all His ways extol! 

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O bless the LORD, created works in union, 

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Throughout all places of His vast dominion. 

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Extol the LORD and bless Him, O my soul.