A Hymn of Praise

For the Father's bounteous care

Author: Ella M. Bangs
Tune: [For the Father's bounteous care]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 For the Father’s bounteous care
Given from above,
Round about us ev’rywhere
Tokens of his love;
For the blessings of our days
Which his grace imparts,
Sing we now a hymn of praise
Forth from grateful hearts.

Chorus:
So with gladness in our hearts
Sing praises, sing praises,
Glad praises;
Let us sin a hymn of praise
For the blessings of our days;
There is gladness in our hearts this happy day.

2 Let us praise him for the gift
Of his only Son;
He who came our souls to lift,
Safe from error won.
For the story of the cross
That on earth he bore,
Triumph over earthly loss,
Praise him evermore. [Chorus]

3 Send the wondrous message on,
Into lands afar,
Where with hope and courage gone
Countless thousands are.
Tell them of the Father’s love,
Give them comfort new,
That with joy all ills above
They may praise him, too. [Chorus]


Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #74

Author: Ella M. Bangs

Early 20th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For the Father's bounteous care
Title: A Hymn of Praise
Author: Ella M. Bangs
Refrain First Line: So with gladness in our hearts
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #74

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