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We thank thee, O God, for a prophet

We thank thee, O God, for a prophet

Author: William Fowler
Tune: PROPHET (Norton)
Published in 19 hymnals

Representative Text

1. We thank thee, O God, for a prophet
To guide us in these latter days.
We thank thee for sending the gospel
To lighten our minds with its rays.
We thank thee for every blessing
Bestowed by thy bounteous hand.
We feel it a pleasure to serve thee
And love to obey thy command.

2. When dark clouds of trouble hang o’er us
And threaten our peace to destroy,
There is hope smiling brightly before us,
And we know that deliv’rance is nigh.
We doubt not the Lord nor his goodness.
We’ve proved him in days that are past.
The wicked who fight against Zion
Will surely be smitten at last.

3. We’ll sing of his goodness and mercy.
We’ll praise him by day and by night,
Rejoice in his glorious gospel,
And bask in its life-giving light.
Thus on to eternal perfection
The honest and faithful will go,
While they who reject this glad message
Shall never such happiness know.

Source: Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #19

Author: William Fowler

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Text Information

First Line: We thank thee, O God, for a prophet
Author: William Fowler
Language: English
Notes: Spanish translation: See "Oh Dios de profetas vivientes" by Vernon L. Peterson
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Children's Primary Hymn Book. 1st ed. #d95

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Deseret Sunday School Songs #102

Hymns and Songs #d96

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Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #19

Hymns of the Saints #307

Hymns, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #196

Latter-Day Saint Hymns #d351

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Latter-Day Saints Congregational Hymns #63

Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d333

The Children Sing #d146

The Hymnal #291

The Saints' Harp #d993

The Saints' Hymnal #d326

The Saints' Hymnal #d404

The Songs of Zion, a Collection of Choice Songs #d211

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The Songs of Zion #102

Y.M.M.I.A. and Missionary Hymn and Tune Book #d47

Exclude 17 pre-1979 instances
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