We Thank Thee, Dear Father

We thank thee, dear Father, for care through the night

Author: Maltbie D. Babcock
Tune: [We thank Thee, dear Father, for care through the night]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We thank Thee, dear Father,
For care through the night,
For flowers that blossom,
For morning’s clear light;

2 For wind, rain and sunshine,
For home, friends and food;
From Thee comes each blessing,
And ev’rything good.

3 Our Father in heaven,
Be with us each day,
And help us to love Thee,
In work and in play.

Source: Hymns and Carols #20

Author: Maltbie D. Babcock

Maltbie D. Babcock (b. Syracuse, NY, 1858; d. Naples, Italy, 1901) graduated from Syracuse University, New York, and Auburn Theological Seminary (now associated with Union Theological Seminary in New York) and became a Presbyterian minister. He served the Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. In Baltimore he was especially popular with students from Johns Hopkins University, but he ministered to people from all walks of life. Babcock wrote hymn texts and devotional, poems, some of which were published in The School Hymnal (1899). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We thank thee, dear Father, for care through the night
Title: We Thank Thee, Dear Father
Author: Maltbie D. Babcock
Copyright: Public Domain



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Hymns and Carols #20

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