So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

646. Grant Us, O Our Heavenly Father

1 Grant us, O our heavenly Father,
Now in these our early days,
Thee in all things to remember,
Thee to serve and Thee to praise.

2 Drawing nearer still and nearer,
May we close and closer cling
To our Lord and to His altar
There ourselves an off’ring bring.

3 Blest in joy, upheld in sorrow,
At our work as in his sight,
May His presence still be with us
As we do it with our might.

4 Serving Thee, our Heavenly Father,
From the dawn to setting sun,
Serving Thee in life’s young morning,
Till our work on earth is done.

5 Till the shadows of the evening
Shall forever pass away,
And the Resurrection morning
Kindle into perfect day.

Text Information
First Line: Grant us, O our heavenly Father
Title: Grant Us, O Our Heavenly Father
Author: Godfrey Thring
Meter: 8.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1901
Topic: Children's Services
Tune Information
Name: DAWNING
Composer: Jay Deavereaux
Meter: 8.7.



Media
MIDI file: MIDI

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.