We Praise Thee, O God

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1 We praise Thee, O God, our Lord and our King;
Accept Thou the praise we gratefully bring;
Thanksgiving and worship we offer to Thee,
Thou Ruler of nations, in whom we are free.

2 We praise Thee, O God, for Thy guiding hand,
In leading Thy Church to freedom's fair land;
Through sore persecution our fathers here came,
Where free and unfettered they worshiped Thy Name.

3 We praise Thee, O God, for years of increase,
For faith unassailed, prosperity, peace;
United we offer our anthem of praise
To Thee, our Supporter, our Ancient of Days.

4 We pray Thee, O Christ, our Savior and Friend,
From error and strife Thy Zion defend;
Breathe on us, we pray Thee, O Spirit of Love,
And fit us for union with Thy Church above.

Source: Psalter Hymnal (Red): doctrinal standards and liturgy of the Christian Reformed Church #329

Author: Ambrose M. Schmidt

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First Line: We praise Thee, O God, our Lord and our King
Title: We Praise Thee, O God
Author: Ambrose M. Schmidt (1857)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain




William Croft (b. Nether Ettington, Warwickshire, England, 1678; d. Bath, Somerset, England, 1727) was a boy chorister in the Chapel Royal in London and then an organist at St. Anne's, Soho. Later he became organist, composer, and master of the children of the Chapel Royal, and eventually organist a…

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