521. Praise to God, Immortal Praise

1 Praise to God, immortal praise,
for the love that crowns our days;
bounteous source of every joy,
let your praise our tongues employ:

2 for the blessings of the fields,
for the stores the garden yields,
flocks that whiten all the plain;
yellow sheaves of ripened grain:

3 all that spring with bounteous hand
scatters o'er the smiling land,
all that liberal autumn pours
from its rich o'erflowing stores;

4 These to you, O God, we owe,
source from which all blessings flow;
and for these our souls shall raise
grateful vows and solemn praise.

Text Information
First Line: Praise to God, immortal praise
Title: Praise to God, Immortal Praise
Author: Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1772)
Meter: 7 7 7 7
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: The Church at Worship: Special Days, Seasons, Occasions: Thanksgiving; God: Providence; Love for God/Christ (10 more...)
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): Pierre de Corbeil
Harmonizer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Meter: 7 7 7 7
Key: F Major

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