Stand Up And Bless The Lord

2015 Songbook Section: 
Our Response to God > Worship > Praise and Adoration
2015 Songbook Number: 
1984 Songbook Section: 
God the Father: Person and Praise
1984 Songbook Number: 
Biblical References: 
Nehemiah 9:5

Verse 1
Stand up and bless the Lord,
Ye people of his choice;
Stand up and bless the Lord your God
With heart and soul and voice.

Praise ye the Lord, hallelujah!

Verse 2
Though high above all praise,
Above all blessing high,
Who would not fear his holy name,
And laud and magnify?

Verse 3
O for the living flame
From his own altar brought,
To touch our lips, our minds inspire,
And wing to Heaven our thought!

Verse 4
God is our strength and song,
And his salvation ours;
Then be his love in Christ proclaimed
With all our ransomed powers.

Verse 5
Stand up and bless the Lord,
The Lord your God adore;
Stand up and bless his glorious name
Henceforth for evermore.