Category Archives: Thankfulness

556 – As Saints of Old

1 As saints of old their first fruits brought Of orchard, flock, and field To God the giver all good, The source of bounteous yield; So we today first fruits would bring: The wealth of this good land, Of farm and market, shop and home, Of mind, and heart, and hand. 2 A world in … Continue reading

557 – Come, Ye Thankful People

1 Come, ye thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home; All is safely gathered in, Ere the winter storms begin. God our Maker doth provide For our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come; Raise the song of harvest home! 2 We ourselves are God’s own field, Fruit unto His … Continue reading

558 – For the Fruits of His Creation

1 For the fruits of His creation, thanks be to God; For the gifts to every nation, thanks be to God; For the plowing, sowing, reaping, Silent growth while men are sleeping, Future needs in earth’s safe keeping, thanks be to God! 2 In the just reward of labor, God’s will is done; In the … Continue reading

559 – Now Thank We All Our God

1 Now thank we all our God with heart and hands and voices, who wondrous things hath done, in whom His world rejoices; Who, from our mothers’ arms hath blessed us on our way with countless gifts of love, and still is ours today. 2 O may this bounteous God through all our life be … Continue reading

560 – Let All Things Now Living

1 Let all things now living a song of thanksgiving To God the Creator triumphantly raise, Who fashioned and made us, protected and stayed us, Who guideth us on to the end of our days. His banners are o’er us, His light goes before us, A pillar of fire shining forth in the night, ‘Til … Continue reading

561 – We Plow the Fields

1 We plow the fields, and scatter the good seed on the land, But it is fed and watered by God’s almighty hand. He sends the snow in winter, the warmth to swell the grain, The breezes and the sunshine, and soft refreshing rain. Refrain All good gifts around us Are sent from heaven above; … Continue reading

562 – Come, Sing a Song of Harvest

1 Come, sing a song of harvest, Of thanks for daily food! To offer God the first-fruits is old as gratitude. 2 Long, long ago, the reapers, before they kept the feast, Put first-fruits in a basket, and took it to the priest. 3 Shall we, sometimes forgetful oh where creation starts, With science in … Continue reading

563 – Praise and Thanksgiving

1 Praise and thanksgiving let everyone bring Unto our Father for every good thing. All together joyfully sing!

564 – For Sunrise Hope and Sunset Calm

1 For sunrise hope and sunset calm, and all that lies between, For all the sweetness and the balm that is and that has been, For comradeship for peace in strife, and light on darkened days; For work to do and strength for life we sing our hymn of praise. 2 But O, we press … Continue reading

565 – For the Beauty of the Earth

1 For the beauty of the earth, for the glory of the skies, for the love which from our birth over and around us lies; Lord of all, to Thee we raise this our grateful song of praise. 2 For the joy of human love, brother, sister, parent, child, friends on earth and friends above, … Continue reading