We praise thee, we bless thee, our Father and Friend

We praise thee, we bless thee, our Father and Friend

Author: Josephine Pollard
Tune: WE PRAISE THEE (Doane)
Published in 11 hymnals

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1. We praise Thee, we bless Thee, our Father and friend,
O let our devotions before Thee ascend;
In youth and in childhood, together we come,
To pray that Thy will in our hearts may be done.

2. We thank Thee for blessings received every day,
For which Thou hast taught us unceasing to pray;
But O, for the treasures Thy Word hath in store,
Thy name, O our Father, we bless and adore.

3. Protect us—defend us from sin and from harm,
And gather, dear Shepherd, the lambs with Thy arms.
O nourish and strengthen our souls now in youth
With mercy and wisdom and goodness and truth.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7230

Author: Josephine Pollard

Pollard, Josephine, born in New York, circa 1840, is the author of (1) "I stood outside the gate" (Lent), (2) "Joy-bells ringing, Children singing" (Joy) in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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Author: Josephine Pollard

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