Awake My Soul (I Have A House And Land In Kent) -Small Ensemble


Meter: 88 78 78

Repeat last two lines each verse

Awake my soul, an offʼring bring,
To Jesus our exalted King;
Sing to Him Who reigns above,
Incarnate fount of grace and love.

In awe we stand upon this ground,
His wisdom and His powʼr astound;
All His glories we behold,
In heavʼn and earth His storyʼs told.

Then to this world, Heʼs shown His grace,
He came to rescue Adamʼs race;
Our Redeemer, our High Priest,
From sin and death to bring release.

Awake my soul, arise and sing,
Eternal praise to Christ our King;
In His Church, His name confessed,
We worship Him among the blessed.

Lyrics by Rev. Brian L. Penney. Used with permission.


  • Tune: I have House and Land in Kent, compose by Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582 – 1635). Arrangement © 2016 Richard M S Irwin (b. 1955).
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2016 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.You can download the free MP3

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