Come, Christians, praise your Maker's goodnessAuthor: Ehrenfried Liebich (1768); Translator: Catherine Winkworth (1863)
Tune: O DASS ICH TAUSEND ZUNGEN HÄTTE
Published in 4 hymnals
1 Come Christians, praise your Maker's goodness,
Rejoice in Him and in His gift;
To-day before the Lord of harvest
In happy songs your voices lift;
For He who cared for us of yore
Hath bless'd our fields and homes once more.
2 Accept, O Lord, our thankful praises
For all our Father doth bestow;
May it increase our faith, and lead us
Our praise by godly lives to show;
That every deed and word may prove
We trust and own our Father's love.
3 Thou feedest us in pure compassion;
Teach us to care for others' need;
Let each, as he is able, comfort
The sick and poor, the hungry feed:
O Father Thou of all below,
On each what most he needs bestow.
4 Open Thy bounteous hands in blessing
Thus to refresh us year by year;
Provide for us through all life's journey,
And make us faithful stewards here
Of all that to our care is given,
That greater gifts be ours in heaven.
5 Preserve to us what Thou hast sent us,
And grant us calm and peaceful days
And grateful hearts, that we may use it
In quiet gladness to Thy praise:
And while our bodies thus are fed,
O grant our souls the Living Bread!
Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #136
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Chorale Book for England, The #181||Come, Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||Come, Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||Liebich||1863|
|Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #136||Come Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||Come Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||1880||The Church Year | Harvest|
|Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #136||Come, Christians,praise your Maker's goodness||Come, Christians,praise your Maker's goodness||ELBE (O dass ich tausend Zungen hätte)||Ehrenfried Liebig; Catherine Winkworth||No. 32||1908||The Church Year | Harvest|
|The Sunday School Hymnal: a Collection of Music for Sunday and Week-day Schools #d39||Come Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||Come Christians, praise your Maker's goodness||Ehrenfried Liebich||1883|