Give Thanks to God

Give thanks to God, for He is good. His love endures forever

Author: Thomas Ken; Author: Ken Bible
Tune: BALDWIN (Bible)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Thomas Ken

Thomas Ken (b. Berkampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 1637; d. Longleat, Wiltshire, England, 1711) studied at Winchester College, Hart Hall, and New College, Oxford, England. Ordained in the Church of England in 1662, he served variously as pastor, chaplain at Winchester College (1669-1679), chaplain to Princess (later Queen) Mary in The Hague, and bishop of Bath and Wells (1685-1691). He was a man of conscience and independent mind who did not shirk from confrontations with royalty. When King Charles II came to visit Winchester, he took along his mistress, the famous actress Nell Gwynne. Ken was asked to provide lodging for her. The story is told that Ken quickly declared his house under repair and had a builder take off the roof! He later… Go to person page >

Author: Ken Bible

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Text Information

First Line: Give thanks to God, for He is good. His love endures forever
Title: Give Thanks to God
Author: Thomas Ken
Author: Ken Bible
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.8.7
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Copyright: © Copyright 2002 LNWHymns.com (ASCAP)(admin. by The Copyright Co., 1025 16th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37212).

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #583

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