Thine Is the Kingdom

We bless thy name, O Lord, Thy goodness we record

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [We bless Thy name, O Lord] (Meredith)
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We bless Thy Name, O Lord,
Thy goodness we record,
We tell Thy great and wondrous love,
We publish it abroad.
We look to Thee on high,
WE praise and glorify,
For only Thou art Ruler, over earth and sky.

For Thine is the Kingdom, the power, the glory,
For ever and ever, Thy praises we will sing,
Yes, Thine is the Kingdom, the power, the glory,
For Thou art Almighty, and Thou art our King.

2 Thy Word is law divine,
In Thee all laws combine,
For Thee, the barren fields grow green,
The skies with sunlight shine,
Thy wish is Nature’s will,
Thy plan she must fulfill,
Creation proves the marvels of her Maker’s skill. [Refrain]

3 To Thee, O Lord, most high,
Ascends the joyous cry,
A thousand hills take up the song,
A thousand vales reply,
Dominion wide and broad,
O’er lands in glad accord,
Be unto Thee forevermore,
Almighty Lord. [Refrain]

Source: The Kingdom of Praise #19

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We bless thy name, O Lord, Thy goodness we record
Title: Thine Is the Kingdom
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #20

Praises We Sing (2nd ed.) #23

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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