For Thy care and mercy tender

For Thy care and mercy tender

Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Published in 2 hymnals

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For Thy care and mercy tender,
For this food we thank Thee, LOrd.
May our souls to Thee surrender
And be fed on Thy blest word.
Dost Thou not our wants supply,
Surely we must starve and die.
Truly, we, in Thee believing,
Are the bread of life receiving.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #394

Translator: P. C. Paulsen

Paul Christian Paulsen was born on March 26, 1881, in Alstrup, Jutland, Denmark. He emigrated to America in 1904, was ordained in 1911, and served as a Lutheran pastor in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Alberta, Canada. He died on July 26, 1948. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

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First Line: For Thy care and mercy tender
Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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