310. At Your Feet, Our God and Father

1 At your feet, our God and Father,
who has blessed us all our days,
we with grateful hearts would gather
to begin the year with praise -
praise for light so brightly shining
on our steps from heav'n above,
praise for mercies daily twining
round us golden cords of love.

2 Jesus, for your love most tender
on the cross for sinners shown,
we would praise you and surrender
all our hearts to be your own:
with so blessed a friend provided,
we upon our way would go,
sure of being safely guided,
guarded well from ev'ry foe.

3 Ev'ry day will be the brighter
when your gracious face we view;
ev'ry burden will be lighter
when we know it comes from you.
Spread your love's broad banner o'er us;
give us strength to serve and wait,
till the glory breaks before us
through the city's open gate.

Text Information
First Line: At your feet, our God and Father
Title: At Your Feet, Our God and Father
Author: James D. Burns (1861, alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D. Trochaic
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Scripture:
Topic: Change of Year; Christian year--Change of year
Tune Information
Name: DULCE CARMEN
Meter: 8.7.8.7.D. Trochaic
Key: G Major
Source: J. P. Coghlan's An Essay on the Church Plain Chant (1782)
Notes: 167 G in 1891 Offices of Worship and Hymns



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.

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.