The children's Te Deum

To meet the glad echoes our voices we raise

Author: Josephine Pollard
Tune: [To meet the glad echoes our voices we raise]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

Refrain:
We praise Thee, we bless Thee!
Thou, who only art divine;
No name is worthy such homage as Thine;
Our hearted adoration forever we will gladly bring
To Thee, our Redeemer, Creator, and King.

1 To meet the glad echoes our voices we raise,
And join with our souls in the anthem of praise;
We praise Thee, we bless Thee!
Thou, who only art divine,
For no name is worthy such homage as Thine.
With angels in glory,
We herald the story,
Glad tidings of joy and peace
Through our Saviour and King. [Refrain]

2 For mercies unnumbered, for tenderest care,
For blessings Thy children so bounteously share;
We praise Thee, we bless Thee!
Thou, who only art divine,
For no name is worthy such homage as Thine.
Now joyfully blending,
With rapture ascending,
Our tribute of praise to Thee,
Blessed Saviour and King. [Refrain]

3 For all the sweet promises faithfully giv’n,
For all the bright hopes that look forward to heaven:
We praise Thee, we bless Thee!
Thou, who only art divine,
For no name is worthy such homage as Thine.
Our hearts warmly glowing,
With melody flowing,
All glory and praise to Thee,
Blessed Saviour and King. [Refrain]

4 Our voices in chorus exultingly rise,
To join with the angel whose songs fill the skies:
We praise Thee, we bless Thee!
Thou, who only art divine,
For no name is worthy such homage as Thine.
Y angels in glory,
Still herald the story,
Sing praises forevermore
To our Saviour and King. [Refrain]

Coda:
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, amen,
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah, amen,
Hallelujah, amen, amen.

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #143

Author: Josephine Pollard

Pollard, Josephine, born in New York, circa 1840, is the author of (1) "I stood outside the gate" (Lent), (2) "Joy-bells ringing, Children singing" (Joy) in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To meet the glad echoes our voices we raise
Title: The children's Te Deum
Author: Josephine Pollard
Refrain First Line: We praise thee, we bless thee

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Augsburg Songs No. 2: for Sunday schools and other services #141Page Scan
Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d331
Fresh Laurels for the Sabbath School, A new and extensive collection of music and hymns. Prepared expressly for the Sabbath Schools, Etc. #104Page Scan
Gems from Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other Services #d162
Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d95
Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #280Page Scan
Hymnal for the Sunday School #97Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #76Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #250Page Scan
Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #143TextAudioPage Scan
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