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Before the angels

Psalm 137

  • Ostinato refrain:
    Before the angels I will bless you.
  1. I thank you, Lord, with all my heart,
    you have heard the words of my mouth.
    Before the angels I will bless you.
    I will adore before your holy temple.
  2. I thank you for your faithfulness and love
    which excel all we ever knew of you.
    On the day I called, you answered,
    you increased the strength of my soul.
  3. All earth's kings shall thank you
    when they hear the words of your mouth.
    They shall sing, shall sing of the Lord's ways,
    'How great is the glory of the Lord!'
  4. You stretch out your hand and save me,
    your hand will do all things for me.
    Your love, O Lord, is eternal,
    discard not the work of your hands.
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themes in this song:

thankfulness, Word of God, angels, holy temple, love, God answers prayer, glory, salvation, God's love, eternal

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responsorial psalm:
OT5 (Year c)