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195. Father, Who on Man Dost Shower

1 Father, who on man dost shower
Gifts of plenty from Thy dower,
To Thy people give the power
All Thy gifts to use aright.

2 Give pure happiness in leisure,
Temperance in ev'ry pleasure,
Holy use of earthly treasure,
Bodies clear and spirits bright.

3 Lift from this and every nation
All that brings us degradation;
Quell the forces of temptation;
Put Thine enemies to flight.

4 Father, who hast sought and found us,
Son of God, whose love hath bound us,
Holy Ghost, within us, round us,
Hear us, Godhead infinite.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Father, who on man dost shower
Title: Father, Who on Man Dost Shower
Author: Percy Dearmer (1906)
Meter: 8 8, 8 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1937
Scripture:
Topic: Church Year: Trinity Season; Trinity, Twenty-third Sunday; A Day of Thanksgiving or a Harvest Festival (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: QUEM PASTORES
Meter: 8 8, 8 7.
Key: F Major
Source: German, 15th Century.



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