Glory to the Father give, God, in whom we move and liveAuthor: James Montgomery
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Glory to the Father give,
God in whom we move and live,
Children's prayers He deigns to hear,
Children's songs delight His ear.
Glory to the Son we bring,
Christ, our Prophet, Priest, and King;
Children raise your sweetest strain
To the Lamb, for He was slain.
Glory to the Holy Ghost;
Be this day a Pentecost;
Children's minds may He inspire,
Touch their tongues with holy fire.
Glory in the highest be
To the blessed Trinity,
For the gospel from above,
For the word, that "God is love."
Sacred Poems and Hymns, 1854
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Glory to the Father give. J. Montgomery. [Children praising God.] Written for the Sheffield Sunday School Union, 1825, and first printed as a broadsheet. In the same year it was published in his Christian Psalmist, No. 544, and again in his Original Hymns, 1853, No. 334. It was included in Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody, 1833, and since then also in several collections in Great Britain and America.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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