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101. Songs of Thankfulness and Praise

1 Songs of thankfulness and praise,
Jesus Christ, to you we raise,
manifested by the star,
to the sages from afar;
branch of royal David's stem
in your birth at Bethlehem;
anthems be to you addressed
God in flesh made manifest.

2 Manifest at Jordan's stream,
Prophet, Priest and King supreme;
and at Cana wedding-guest
in your Godhead manifest;
manifest in power divine,
changing water into wine:
anthems be to you addressed
God in flesh made manifest.

3 Manifest in making whole
palsied limbs and fainting soul;
manifest in valiant fight,
quelling all the devil's might;
manifest in gracious will,
ever bringing good from ill:
anthems be to you addressed
God in flesh made manifest.

4 Grant us grace to see you, Lord,
mirrored in your holy Word;
with your grace our lives endow,
grace to imitate you now,
that we like to you may be
at your great epiphany;
anthems be to you addressed
God in flesh made manifest.

Text Information
First Line: Songs of thankfulness and praise
Title: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise
Author: Christopher Wordsworth (1862, alt.)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 7 7 7 7 D
Topic: The Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Biblical Characters: David; Biblical Places: Bethlehem (33 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: SALZBURG (HINTZE)
Composer: Jakob Hintze (1678)
Harmonizer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Meter: 7 7 7 7 D
Key: D Major



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