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We Come to You, Our Father

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1 We come to you, our Father,
with thoughts of thanks and praise,
for your abundant mercy,
and all your love and grace;
we praise you for your goodness
and for your loving care,
for daily showers of blessing,
for answers to our prayers.

2 This church has felt your blessing
for lo, these many years;
your Spirit's gracious leading
through all its joys and tears;
we join with those before us
in holding high the cross.
O use us, Lord and Master,
whate'er may the cost.

3 And now, O God, our Father,
we pledge ourselves anew
by work and prayer and worship
to serve your kingdom too.
With grateful hearts we praise you
and pray, O Lord, that we
who are your church at present,
may serve you faithfully.

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #433

Author: Clement E. Semper

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First Line: We come to you, our Father
Title: We Come to You, Our Father
Author: Clement E. Semper
Meter: D
Language: English



Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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