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[Give thanks with a grateful heart]

Appears in 38 hymnals Matching Instances: 38 Composer and/or Arranger: Henry Smith (b. 1952) Tune Key: F Major Incipit: 33212 75217 67537 Used With Text: Give thanks with a grateful heart

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Give thanks with a grateful heart

Author: Henry Smith (b. 1952) Meter: Irregular Appears in 38 hymnals Matching Instances: 33 Topics: The Living God Our Response to God - in adoration and gratitude; Gratitude; Jesus Names and images for; Thanksgiving Scripture: Colossians 3:16-17 Used With Tune: GIVE THANKS

Dad gracias

Author: Henry Smith; Alberto Merubia Meter: Irregular Appears in 2 hymnals Matching Instances: 1 First Line: Dad gracias de corazón Topics: Otras ocasiones especiales Acción de gracias ; Gratitud; Gratitude Used With Tune: GIVE THANKS

Dad Gracias

Author: Henry Smith; Lori Black; Marcela Arboleda M. Appears in 1 hymnal Matching Instances: 1 First Line: Dad gracias, de todo corazón Topics: Afflicción; Affliction; Conflicto y Victoria; Conflict and Victory; Victoria; Victory Scripture: Philippians 4:4-9 Used With Tune: GIVE THANKS Text Sources: Trad. CanZión Producciones

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Give Thanks

Author: Henry Smith Hymnal: Sing the Faith #2036 (2003) Meter: Irregular First Line: Give thanks with a grateful heart Tune Title: GIVE THANKS

Give Thanks

Author: Henry Smith Hymnal: The Faith We Sing #2036 (2001) Meter: Irregular First Line: Give thanks with a grateful heart Topics: The Glory of the Triune God Praise and Thanksgiving Scripture: Luke 1:49-53 Languages: English Tune Title: GIVE THANKS

Give Thanks

Author: Henry Smith Hymnal: Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #923 (1997) First Line: Give thanks with a grateful heart Topics: Christians Thanksgiving Scripture: Luke 4:18-19 Languages: English Tune Title: [Give thanks with a grateful heart]

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Henry Smith

b. 1952 Author of "Give Thanks" in Zion still Sings Henry Smith must have seen life this way: God’s side of the equation outweighs whatever is on the opposite side. At least, that’s what the words he wrote indicate. God is the ‘all’ of existence, so that I am called to ‘give thanks’ six times in the song’s opening words. When I’m done here on planet Earth, all that will matter is what lies ahead – in God’s presence. That must have been alluring for Henry Smith, who was struggling to find steady work, despite having just earned his college degree. When he says ‘the poor’ are rich in “Give Thanks”, that’s an echo from his difficulty in finding work. His eyesight was also failing because of a degenerative condition that would eventually leave him legally blind, certainly a ‘weakness’ that he expressed in the song as his eyesight faded. Thankfully, theological training informed him that God’s side of the equals sign was what mattered. And other parts of his life further motivated the song that leapt from his heart. He’d found someone to love, his future wife. And, he was grateful to be through school, which his deteriorating vision had made difficult, and to be back home in a church he loved in Williamsburg, Virginia. If God was all Henry Smith had in 1978, He could be praised, and yet He provided even more. It’s no surprise that Smith’s heart overflowed in a song. And, the song resounds still in Henry Smith’s hometown and around the globe today. --songscoops.blogspot.com/2010/

Alberto Merubia

1919 - 2013 Person Name: Alberto Merubia, 1919-2013 Translator of "Give Thanks (Dad gracias)" in Santo, Santo, Santo

Lori Black Mathis

Person Name: Lori Black Translator of "Dad Gracias" in Celebremos Su Gloria