O God, with thanks unfeigned

Representative Text

1 O God, with thanks unfeigned
We bless thee for thy word;
We praise thee for the joyful news
Which our glad ears have heard.

2 Oh, may we treasure well
The counsels that we hear,
Till righteousness and holy joy
In all our hearts appear.

3 Water the sacred seed,
Oh, may its growth increase;
May neither fowls nor rocks nor throns
Prevent the fruits of peace.

4 And though we sow in tears,
The reaping time will come;
Angels will gather in our sheaves
At earth's great harvest home.


Source: The Hymnal #76

Text Information

First Line: O God, with thanks unfeigned


SCHUMANN (51567)

SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…

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The Hymnal #76

The Saints' Harp #d598

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