Great God of All, We Sing Your Praise

Great God of all, we sing your praise

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2000)
Tune: FRIENDS
Published in 1 hymnal

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Great God of all, we sing your praise
in different words, in different ways,
yet we are one, formed by your hand,
and called to live by your command.

You freely bless us from our birth
with all the treasures of the earth.
Make us wise stewards; help us share
these gifts entrusted to our care.

In times of trouble, times of grief,
in times of doubt and unbelief,
you walk with us, a loyal friend.
Make us as faithful to the end.

When we seek vengeance for a wrong,
you fill our hearts with mercy's song.
We yield to you our selfish pride.
Let justice reign and love abide.

Great God of all, with thankful hearts
for all the blessings you impart,
we sing your praise, our voices one,
from dawn of day to setting sun.

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a United Church of Christ minister and church education specialist, works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota as a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She has also written over eighty hymns, and her texts are included in hymnals or supplements published by the Advent Christian Church, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Faith Alive Christian Resources, Alternatives for Simple Living/Selah, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, United Church of Canada and the United Methodist Church. Mary is a Life Member and former board member of Choristers Guild and a Life Member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. She is also a member of ASCAP. --mnk Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great God of all, we sing your praise
Title: Great God of All, We Sing Your Praise
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (2000)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: The Song Lingers On
Notes: For Thanksgiving worship in interfaith settings

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