Great God, the Giver of All Good

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Great God, the giver of all good,
accept our thanks and bless this food.
Grace, health, and strength to us afford,
through Jesus Christ our risen Lord.

Author: James Skinner

Skinner, James; b. 23 June 1818 Forfar, Scotland; d. 29 Dec. 1881 Bath, England; author and hymn-writer Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great God, the giver of all good
Title: Great God, the Giver of All Good
Author: James Skinner (1863, alt.)
Source: Daily Service Hymnal, 1863
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Also known as: ST. PHILIPS BENEDICTION GRANTON NAZARETH MELCOMBE was first used as an anonymous chant tune (with figured bass) in the Roman Catholic Mass and was published in 1782 in An Essay on the Church Plain Chant. It was first ascribed to Samuel Webbe (the elder; b. London, England, 1740; d.…

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