For Health and Strength

For health and strength and daily food

Author (st. 2-3): Bertus Frederick Polman (1991)
Tune: GRACE (Dutch)
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 For health and strength and daily food,
We give you thanks, O God.

2 For neighbors, friends, and family,
We give you thanks, O God.

3 For faith and hope and loving care.
We give you thanks, O God.

Source: Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #286

Author (st. 2-3): Bertus Frederick Polman

Bert Polman served as chair of the Music Department at Calvin College and senior research fellow for the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. Dr. Bert studied at Dordt College (BA 1968), the University of Minnesota (MA 1969, PhD in musicology 1981), and the Institute for Christian Studies. Dr. Bert was a longtime professor of music at Redeemer College in Ancaster, Ontario, and organist at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Waterdown, Ontario. His teaching covers a wide range of courses in music theory, music history, music literature, and worship, and Canadian Native studies. His research specialty is Christian hymnody. He is also an organist, a frequent workshop leader at music and worship conferences, and contributor to journals such as… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: For health and strength and daily food
Title: For Health and Strength
Author (st. 2-3): Bertus Frederick Polman (1991)
Source: Traditional (stanza 1)
Language: English
Copyright: © J. Curwen and Sons. Reprinted with permission of ECS Publiching , Boston

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #394
Chalice Hymnal #580Text
Sing With Me #165
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #286Text
Songs for Life #34Text
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #566Text
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #47TextAudio
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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