348. Songs of Thankfulness and Praise

1 Songs of thankfulness and praise,
Jesus, Lord, to you we raise,
Manifested by the star
To the sages from afar;
Branch of royal David's stem
In your birth at Bethlehem;
Anthems be to you addrest,
God in flesh made manifest.

2 Manifest at Jordan's stream,
Prophet, Priest, and King supreme;
And at Cana, wedding guest,
In your God head manifest;
Manifest in pow'r divine,
Changing water into wine;
Anthems be to you addrest,
God in earth made manifest.

3 Grant us grace to see you, Lord,
Mirrored in your holy word;
May we imitate you now;
And on us your grace endow,
That we like to you may be
At your great epiphany;
And may praise you, ever blest,
God in us made manifest.

Text Information
First Line: Songs of thankfulness and praise
Title: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise
Author: Christopher Wordsworth, 1807-1885 (alt.)
Meter: 77 77 D with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 1994
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Baptism of the Lord; Epiphany
Tune Information
Composer: Jakob Hintze, 1622-1702
Meter: 77 77 D with refrain
Key: D Major

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