We Praise Thee

For summer and its golden hours

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [For summer and its golden hours]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 For summer and its golden hours,
Its sunny fields and fragrant bow’rs,
The budding leaves and blooming flow’rs,
We praise thee, Lord of all!

Chorus:
our Father and our King,
Thy praises we would sing;
Upon thy holy name we call,
And praise thee, Lord of all!

2 For melody of happy bird,
From forest or from garden heard,
For songs that tell thy holy Word,
We praise thee, Lord of all! [Chorus]

3 For lessons that the seasons bring,
Revolving in their endless ring,
Returning on each tireless wing,
We praise thee, Lord of all! [Chorus]


Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #184

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For summer and its golden hours
Title: We Praise Thee
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Refrain First Line: Our Father and King
Publication Date: 1910
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #184

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