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Almighty Father, who dost give

Almighty Father, who dost give

Author: J. H. B. Masterman
Published in 23 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Almighty Father-God, you give
the gift of life to all who live,
look down on all earth’s sin and strife
and lift us to a nobler life.

2 Lift up our hearts, O King of kings,
to brighter hopes and kindlier things,
to visions of a larger good,
and holier dreams of brotherhood.

3 The world is weary of its pain,
of selfish greed and fruitless gain,
of tarnished honour, falsely strong,
and all its ancient deeds of wrong.

4 Hear now the prayer Your servants pray,
uprising from all lands today,
and, over vanquished powers of sin,
O bring Your great salvation in!

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #614

Author: J. H. B. Masterman

Masterman served as bishop of Plymouth. http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/s/masterman_jhb.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Almighty Father, who dost give
Author: J. H. B. Masterman
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #48
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymns and Psalms #399

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #48

Text

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #614

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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