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Thanksgiving

We thank Thee, Lord, for life and breath

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley (1903)
Tune: [We thank Thee, Lord, for life and breath]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We thank Thee, Lord, for life and breath,
Provided us so free;
For at Thy hand we live and move—
Our all must come from Thee.

Refrain:
We thank Thee, blessed Master,
With mortal tongue below;
But when we gain that heav’nly plane,
Eternal thanks shall flow.

2 For food, dear Lord, we raise to Thee
Our song of thankful praise—
For giving us that living bread
Which gladdens all our days. [Refrain]

3 We thank Thee, Lord, for raiment, too,
For slumber in the night,
For clothing our immortal souls
In shining robes of white. [Refrain]

4 We thank Thee, Lord, for Thy dear Son,
For Thy unfailing grace;
We thank Thee for the hope to see
Our Savior face to face. [Refrain]

Youthful Praise, 1903 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Daniel Otis Teasley

Daniel Otis Teasley, 1876-1942 Died: November 15, 1942, Santa Ana, California. Teasley en­tered the min­is­try of the Church of God de­nom­in­a­tion in 1896, and pas­tored in New York. Some­time af­ter 1910, he be­came Gen­er­al Man­a­ger of the Gos­pel Trump­et Com­pa­ny, where he worked un­til 1917. He then worked as gen­er­al man­ag­er of War­ner Press (1917-18). His works in­clude: Historical Ge­o­graphy of the Bi­ble, 1898, 1917 The Ho­ly Spir­it and Other Spir­its, 1904 How to Con­duct a Sun­day School, 1911 The Go­spel Guide-book, 1918 The Bi­ble and How to In­ter­pret It, 1918 Lyrics-- At the Cross of Je­sus Bow­ing Back to the Bless­èd Old Bi­ble… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We thank Thee, Lord, for life and breath
Title: Thanksgiving
Author: Daniel Otis Teasley (1903)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.7.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #574

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