Hymnary Friends,

As our fall/winter fund drive winds down, please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. We're behind where we have been in past years with this drive, and we are hoping to catch up a little between now and January 1, 2019!

Please know that we want to keep Hymnary (the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet) going for many years to come. Your donations help us do that. Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Heavenly Father thou hast given

Heavenly Father thou hast given

Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Heavenly Father, Thou hast given
Us this child in holy trust,
That we train it up for heaven,
There to dwell among the just.

2 From all sin, O Christ, our Savior,
Thou hast saved it through Thy blood;
Gained for it the highest favor,
Bought for it the highest good.

3 Nor withheldest Thou Thy favor,
New-Creator of the heart,
Who in the baptismal laver
Didst new life and grace impart.

4 Fain would we have kept this token
Of Thy tender love, kind Lord;
And it is with hearts nigh broken
That we part from our dear ward.

5 Though we loved it, as Thou knowest,
Dearly though we love it still;
Greater love, Lord, Thou bestowest,
And we bless Thy gracious will.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #446a

Text Information

First Line: Heavenly Father thou hast given

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
TextPage Scan

Christian Hymns #153

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #446

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #446a

TextPage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #446b

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements