1 Our thanks and praise to Thee be given,
Thou Lord of earth and Lord of heaven,
For countless hosts of angels bright,
That serve Thy Son in cloudless light.
2 Pure in their nature, good, and true,
'Tis their delight Thy will to do;
From heaven they come the souls to guard
That trust in Thy most holy word.
3 They joy when but one sinner turns;
Their zeal for Jesus ever burns;
They serve His people night and day,
And turn full many an ill away.
4 All little ones, awake, asleep,
And every child of thine, they keep;
O'er all thy kingdom, far and near,
They give their kind and loving care.
5 When death approaches, then they come,
To soften pain, and guide us home;
And when the spirit leaves the clay,
To waft us to the realms of day.
6 Give us, O Lord, the grace and power
To serve Thee well each day and hour;
Grant us the seal and fervent love
To serve as angels serve above.
7 Let these good spirits with us be,
When in Thy house we worship Thee;
And bid them all our path defend
Till this our life on earth shall end.
Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #24
|Instances (1 - 6 of 6)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Hymns for Church Schools #d133||Our thanks and praise to thee||Our thanks and praise to thee||Joseph Augustus Seiss; Paul Eber||1929|
|Songs and Hymns for Children's Voices #d27||Song of the angels||Our thanks and praise to thee||Joseph Augustus Seiss; Paul Eber||1928|
|Sunday-School Book: with music: for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran congregations (Rev. and Enl.) #49||Our thanks and praise to thee||Our thanks and praise to thee||Joseph Augustus Seiss; Paul Eber||1896|
|The Book of Worship #81||Our thanks and praise to Thee be given||Our thanks and praise to Thee be given||Joseph A. Seiss; Philip Melanchthon; Paulus Eber||L. M.||1907||Works of God | Angels|
|The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d398||Our thanks and praise to thee||Our thanks and praise to thee||Joseph Augustus Seiss; Paul Eber||1906|
|The Lutheran Hymnary #24||Our thanks and praise to Thee be given||Our thanks and praise to Thee be given||[Our thanks and praise to Thee be given]||Philip Melanchton; P. Eber||L. M.||1913||Prayer and Praise | ; Worship in General | Prayer and Praise; Angels | ; Praise and Prayer | ; Thanksgiving ||