O Triune God, thy blessing great

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1 O Triune God, Thy blessing great
Rest on our households, Church and State,
And all the godly work and worth,
That flows from them to bless the earth.

2 Bless Thou our household praise and prayer,
And sanctify domestic care;
To hearths and homes grant Thou Thy grace,
That home become a hallowed place.

3 Bless us with schools wherein are led
Thy lambs on pastures green, and fed
With bread of life, so freely given,
That they be reared as heirs of heaven.

4 Bless Thou the Word to young and old;
Bless, Lord, the Church, Thy chosen fold,
And him who cares in heavenly things,
To us and ours Thy blessing brings.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #340

Author: E. Cronenwett

Cronenwett, Emmanuel, a Lutheran Pastor at Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., contributed to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and other States, 1880, in addition to 20 translations from the German, the following original hymns, some of which rank with the best in the collection:— 1. A holy state is wedded life. Domestic Worship. 2. Faith is wisdom from on high. Faith. 3. Heavenly Father, Jesus taught us. Prayer. 4. Lord, Thine omniscience I adore. Omniscience. 5. O Triune God, Thy blessing great. Domestic Worship. 6. Of omniscient grace I sing. Omniscience. 7. Of Zion's honour angels sing. Ordination. 8. The precepts of the word are pure.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Triune God, thy blessing great
Author: E. Cronenwett

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HURSLEY

HURSLEY is a Protestant French Huguenot melody by an anonymous composer.

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #340

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