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O Lord, we thank thee for the zeal

O Lord, we thank thee for the zeal

Author: E. F. Wiest
Tune: [O Lord, we thank thee for the zeal]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Lord, we thank Thee for the zeal
That prompted those of old,
To children Jesus to reveal,
His love for them unfold.

We praise Thee for Thy precious Word
That guides us on our way,
The sweetest message ever heard,
That cheers us day by day.

2 We thank Thee for the faith they showed,
Their patience, courage, art,
For talent, time and love bestowed
To teach the dear child’s heart. [Refrain]

3 We praise Thee for the precious seed
That thus was freely sown;
For souls thus snatched from Satan’s greed,
And made for e’er Thine own. [Refrain]

4 We praise Thee for the Bible taught
So many precious years;
For all the good the learners wrought
In busy life’s careers. [Refrain]

5 We pray Thee for the faith and love
That move these servants rare;
That when we come to Thee above,
We may Thy glory share. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #37

Author: E. F. Wiest

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Text Information

First Line: O Lord, we thank thee for the zeal
Author: E. F. Wiest
Refrain First Line: We praise thee for thy precious Word
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #37

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