Father Almighty, Bless Us with Thy Blessing

Father Almighty, bless us with thy blessing

Author: Anonymous
Tune: FLEMMING
Published in 54 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Father Almighty, bless us with Thy blessing;
Answer in love Thy children’s supplication;
Hear Thou our prayer, the spoken and unspoken;
Hear us, our Father.

2 Shepherd of souls, who bringest all who seek Thee
To pastures green, beside the peaceful waters;
Tenderest guide, in ways of cheerful duty,
Lead us, good Shepherd.

3 Father of mercy, from Thy watch and keeping
No place can part, nor hour of time remove us;
Give us Thy good, and save us from our evil;
Infinite Spirit!

Amen.

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #343

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Father Almighty, bless us with thy blessing
Title: Father Almighty, Bless Us with Thy Blessing
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Source: Berwick Hymnal, 1886
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #343

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