Praise Him, praise Him! Jesus, our blessed redeemer

Praise Him, praise Him! Jesus, our blessed redeemer. Fanny Crosby* (1820-1915). Written as a tribute to William Batchelder Bradbury* (d. 1868), who had encouraged Crosby to write hymns. It was published in Bright Jewels for the Sunday School (1869), edited by Robert Lowry*, William Howard Doane*, and others, including Chester Allen, who wrote the tune. It had three 8-line stanzas. It was printed with a psalm-like refrain in Ira D. Sankey*’s Sacred Songs and Solos: Praise him, praise him! Tell of his excellent greatness! Praise him, praise him! Ever in joyful song! It has been subjected to many alterations, including a first line ‘Praise, Him, praise Him! Jesus, my blessed redeemer’. It has...

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