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76. O God, with thanks unfeigned

1 O God, with thanks unfeigned
We bless thee for thy word;
We praise thee for the joyful news
Which our glad ears have heard.

2 Oh, may we treasure well
The counsels that we hear,
Till righteousness and holy joy
In all our hearts appear.

3 Water the sacred seed,
Oh, may its growth increase;
May neither fowls nor rocks nor throns
Prevent the fruits of peace.

4 And though we sow in tears,
The reaping time will come;
Angels will gather in our sheaves
At earth's great harvest home.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: O God, with thanks unfeigned
Author: Anon.
Publication Date: 1956
Scripture:
Topic: Fruits of the Spirit; Gospel as Seed; Giving Thanks (2 more...)
Notes: Alma 16:152-154; D. and C. 83:7a-e
Tune Information
Name: SCHUMANN
Meter: S.M.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Cantica Laudis; Boston, 1850



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