Thee We Praise, Our God And Father

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1 Thee we praise, our God and Father,
Thou Thy love hast shown;
Ere the world was, Thou didst choose us
For Thine own.

2 Thou Thine only Son hast given,
Thou art glorified,
For, in love to bring us near Thee,
He has died.

3 By the Spirit now indwelling
We with Christ have part;
Father! we Thy sons now call Thee,
From our heart.

4 Love divine our present portion,
Heaven’s choicest store;
Thee we worship, God and Father,
Thee adore!

5 Soon in Thine own house around Thee
Still our praise shall swell;
Sons before Thee ever joying
We shall dwell.

6 For His praise who glorified Thee
We like Him shall be;
Firstborn He of many brethren
Praising Thee.

Author: Inglis Fleming, 1859-1955

Born: January 14, 1859, Islington, Middlesex, England. Died: May 13, 1955, Los Angeles, California. Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Washington. Mr. Fleming was a schoolmaster and lived at one time in West Street, Gateshead. He attended the gathering in Alexander Hall. He was an able orator, preacher and minister of the truth of God. He strongly advised young brothers and sisters to memorize whole chapters of Scripture when he used to conduct meetings in Sutton. Many articles were contributed to Scripture Truth during the years 1910 to 1938. He moved to the U.S.A. in 1926 and died in California. He was able to converse about his association with many of the early brethren. Pete Fleming, who was one of the five martyrs slain by… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thee we praise, our God and Father
Title: Thee We Praise, Our God And Father
Author: Inglis Fleming, 1859-1955
Meter: 8.5.8.3
Language: English
Notes: Alternate tunes: BULLINGER by Ethelbert W. Bullinger; STACY by Ira D. Sankey
Copyright: Public Domain



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