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Kingdom, power, and glory

We praise thee, our Father, we worship in gladness

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [We praise thee, our Father, we worship in gladness]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We praise thee, our Father, we worship in gladness;
Thou rulest the waves of the sea;
The light of thy count’nance dispelling our sadness,
We yield our allegiance to thee.

Refrain:
For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory,
Forever and ever, forever, amen;
For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory,
Forever and ever, forever, amen.

2 We praise thee, our Father, how safe our confiding,
For mercy upholdeth thy throne;
All goodness and blessing thy love is providing,
Thy strong arm defending thine own. [Refrain]

3 We praise thee, our Father, we bless and adore thee,
With bright, gleaming hosts of the sky;
With reverent spirits we bow down before thee;
Thy name is exalted most high. [Refrain]

4 We praise thee, our Father, our God everlasting;
The ages thy glories repeat;
The saints in thy mansions with rapture are casting
Their starry-gemmed crowns at thy feet. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #111

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We praise thee, our Father, we worship in gladness
Title: Kingdom, power, and glory
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: For thine is the kingdom

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #111TextAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #277Page Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #277Page Scan



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