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241. Blessing, honor, thanks and praise

1 Blessing, honor, thanks and praise,
Pay we, gracious God, to Thee:
Thou in Thine abundant grace
Givest us the victory.
True and faithful to Thy word,
Thou hast glorified Thy Son:
Jesus Christ, our dying Lord,
Has for us the vict'ry won.

2 Happy are the faithful dead,
Blèssed who in Jesus die;
They from all their toils are freed,
In God's keeping safely lie.
These the Spirit hath declared
Blest, unutterably blest,
Jesus is their great reward,
Jesus is their endless rest.

3 Absent from our loving Lord
We shall not continue long;
Join we then with one accord
In the new, the joyful song;
Blessing, honor, thanks and praise,
Triune God, we pray to Thee,
Who in Thine abundant grace
Givest us the victory!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Blessing, honor, thanks and praise
Title: Blessing, honor, thanks and praise
Author: Rev. Chas. Wesley (1742)
Meter: 7 S. D.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1894
Topic: Burial of the Dead
Notes: Tune name in index: HOLLINGSIDE
Tune Information
Name: [Blessing, honor, thanks and praise]
Composer: Rev. J. B. Dykes, Mus. Doc.
Meter: 7 S. D.
Key: E♭ Major



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