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725. Thanks to God for My Redeemer

1 Thanks to God for my Redeemer,
thanks for all thou dost provide!
Thanks for times now but a memory,
thanks for Jesus by my side!
Thanks for pleasant, balmy springtime,
thanks for dark and dreary fall!
Thanks for tears by now forgotten,
thanks for peace within my soul!

2 Thanks for prayers that thou hast answered,
thanks for what thou dost deny!
Thanks for storms that I have weathered,
thanks for all thou dost supply!
Thanks for pain and thanks for pleasure,
thanks for comfort in despair!
Thanks for grace that none can measure,
thanks for love beyond compare!

3 Thanks for roses by the wayside,
thanks for thorns their stems contain!
Thanks for home and thanks for fireside,
thanks for hope, that sweet refrain!
Thanks for joy and thanks for sorrow,
thanks for heavenly peace with thee!
Thanks for hope in the tomorrow,
thanks through all eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Thanks to God for my Redeemer
Title: Thanks to God for My Redeemer
Author: August Ludvig Storm, 1862-1914
Translator: Carl E. Backstrom, 1901-1984
Publication Date: 2001
Scripture: Romans 8:31; Mark 4:36-41; Romans 8:28; Matthew 14:22-33; John 6:15-21; Mark 6:45-51; Psalm 8:1; Matthew 8:23-27; Luke 8:22-25; Psalm 30:5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: John A. Hultman, 1861-1942
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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