How rich thy gifts, almighty King

How rich thy gifts, almighty King

Author: Andrew Kippis
Tune: PROSPERITY
Published in 57 hymnals

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1 How rich thy gifts, Almighty King!
From thee our varied comforts spring:
Th' extended trade, the fruitful skies,
The blessings liberty bestows,
Th' eternal joys te gospel shows—
All from thy boundless goodness rise.

2 Here commerce spreads the wealthy store,
That pours from ev'ry foreign shore;
Science and art their charms display:
Religion teaches us to raise
Our voices to our Maker's praise,
As truth and conscience point the way.

3 With grateful hearts, with joyful songs;
His pow'r and mercy we proclaim:
This land through ev'ry age shall own,
Jehovah here has fix'd his throne,
And triumph in his mighty name.

4 Long as the moon her course shall run,
Or man behold the circling sun,
O still may God amidst us reign:
Crown our just counsels with success,
With peace and joy our borders bless,
And all our sacred rights maintain.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #413

Author: Andrew Kippis

Kippis, Andrew, D.D., was born at Nottingham, March 28,1725, and educated for the ministry under Dr. Doddridge at Northampton, 1741-46. After a short residence with congregations at Boston and Dorking, he settled in London in 1753, as minister of the Princes Street Chapel, Westminster. There lie remained till his death in 1795, holding rank as the leading Presbyterian minister in the metropolis. For many years he was classical tutor at the Hoxton Academy, and afterwards at the Hackney College. He contributed largely to the Gentleman's Magazine and the Monthly Review, and edited five volumes of a new edition of the Biographia Britannica, a work commenced in 1778, and interrupted by his death on Oct. 8, 1795. His Life of Captain Cook was also… Go to person page >

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Author: Andrew Kippis

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #393

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #393

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #413

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #413

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #551

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship (2nd ed.) #XXVI

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #444

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #645

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #341

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #354

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #354

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #341

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H137

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Baptist Hymn Book #a705

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #711

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Christian Hymns #502

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d389

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Church Harmonies #838

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #XVIII

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #795

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #543

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #715

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a715

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #885

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #885

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Hymns for Christian Melody #803

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #885

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1222

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d64

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d276

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d185

Supplement to Watts #d195

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d91

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The Baptist Hymn Book #705

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The Christian Psalmist #614

The Christian Psalter #d237

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The Gospel Psalmist #907

The Halifax Selection of Hymns #d197

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #502

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The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies #502

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The Psalmody #981

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D433

The Tabernacle #d125

The Universalist Hymn Book #d206

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The Universalist Hymn-Book #527

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