Saturday, June 9, 2012

"O Magnify The Lord" - Black Church Procession (Video & Lyrics)

Edited by Azizi Powell

This post showcases an African American church usher procession singing the song "O Magnify The Lord". The lyrics to that song and their Biblical source are included in this post as is my comment about the purpose of Black church offering processions.

The content of this post is presented for historical, folkloric, and spiritual purposes. The copyrights remain with their owners.

My thanks to the vocalists, and musicians who performed this music. My thanks also to the producers of these videos and the video uploaders.

Ushers Day Celebration...and they Marched for Jesus

Uploaded by GodsBlessingU on May 3, 2010

Anointed One Ministries Ushers Day Celebration ... as the Ushers Strutted during offering. Services were held at Bethel AME Church in Cambridge, MD


(Old Testament Bible)*

O magnify the Lord
For He is worthy to be praised
O magnify the Lord
For He is worthy to be praised.

Hosannah! blessed be the Rock
Blessed be the Rock
Of my Salvation

[repeat entire song multiple times]


*American King James Version
Psalm 34:3
"O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together."

Psalm 18:46
"The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God my Savior!"

RELATED LINKS "Marching For Jesus - Black Church Processions Part 1"
This is Part I of a 4 part series. The links to the other posts in this series are given in Part I.

Click for an essay with video samples on "The Sources, Art, And Purposes Of Black Church Processionals" written by Azizi Powell 6/9/2012

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