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Everlasting God Lyrics and Music

The motivational words and lyrics of the revered hymn begin with "Blest be the everlasting God, The Father of our Lord" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Everlasting God" hymn were written by its English author Isaac Watts. The author of the hymn, Isaac Watts, was born on July 17, 1674 and died on November 25, 1748. The wonderful music that accompanies the "Everlasting God" song of praise was composed by Henry Lahee.  The composer of the music to the "Everlasting God" hymn, Henry Lahee, was born on April 11, 1826 and died on April 29, 1912. We have placed "Everlasting God" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the sincere lyrics of this popular Christian song and long-established church hymn.

Everlasting God Hymn
Title: Everlasting God *** Name of Composer: Henry Lahee *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Isaac Watts *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs



Author of the Lyrics
The author of the encouraging words of the "Everlasting God" lyrics, Isaac Watts (July 17, 1674-November 25, 1748), was born in Southampton, England and achieved fame as a pastor and Hymn writer.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Everlasting God", Henry Lahee (April 11, 1826-April 29, 1912), was born in Chelsea, London, England and became famous as a musician and composer. Henry Lahee set to music poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the "Building of the Ship") and Edgar Allen Poe in "The Bells".

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Everlasting God
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Isaac Watts (July 17, 1674 to November 25, 1748)
Nationality of Author: English

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Henry Lahee (April 11, 1826 to April 29, 1912)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Blest be the everlasting God, The Father of our Lord"
First Publication Date: 1707


Everlasting God Lyrics

Blest be the everlasting God,
The Father of our Lord;
Be His abounding mercy praised,
His majesty adored.

When from the dead He raised His Son,
And called Him to the sky,
He gave our souls a lively hope
That they should never die.

What though our inbred sins require
Our flesh to see the dust,
Yet as the Lord our Savior rose,
So all His followers must.

There's an inheritance divine
Reserved against that day;
'Tis uncorrupted, undefiled,
And cannot waste away.

Saints by the power of God are kept
Till the salvation come;
We walk by faith as strangers here,
Till Christ shall call us home.

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