An Exhortation to praise God
by St. Francis of Assisi
Fear the Lord and give Him honor (Apoc. 14:7).
Worthy is the Lord to receive praise and honor (cf. Apoc 4:11)
All who fear the Lord, praise Him (cf. Ps 21:24)
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee. (Lk 21:24)
Praise Him Heaven and earth. (cf. Ps 68:35)
Praise the Lord all you rivers. (cf. Dan 3:78)
Bless the Lord you sons of God (cf. Dan 3:82)
This is the day which the Lord has made, let us exult and rejoice in it.
(Ps. 117:24) Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia! King of Israel! (John 12:13)
Every spirit praise the Lord. (Ps. 150:6)
Praise the Lord, since He is Good. (Ps. 146:1)
All you who read this, bless the Lord. (Ps. 102:21)
All you creatures bless the Lord. (cf. Ps. 102:22)
All you birds of heaven praise the Lord. (Dan 3:90; cf. Ps 148:7-10)
All you children praise the Lord. (cf Ps 112:1)
You youths and virgins praise God (cf. Ps 148:12)
Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive praise, glory and honor (cf. Apoc 5:12).
Blessed be the Holy Trinity and undivided Unity.
St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle.