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547 NUREMBERG 75.
(=76) Praise, O praise our God and King! Hymns of
JOHANN RUDOlph Ahle
5 Glory to our bounteous King;
Glory to the Father, Son,
And blest Spirit, Three in One. Amen.
HENRY W. BAKER
Words and music written in response to President Lincoln's Proclamation of the first National Thanksgiving Day, 1863.
moun - tain
and prairie, one
WILLIAM A. MÜHLENBERG
thanks - giv
2 For the sunshine and rainfall, enriching again
3 For the nation's wide table, o'erflowingly spread,
Give thanks, etc.
4 In the realms of the anvil, the loom and the plow,
6 In the Churches of Jesus, ye worshipping throngs,
5 Of commerce and traffic, ye princes, behold
Your riches from Him, Whose the silver and gold,
WILLIAM A. MÜHLENBERG, ab.
549 FRANKFORT 78. D.
|(J=100) Christ, by heav'n-ly hosts a- dored,
God of na - tions, King of kings,
By the Church with joy con- fessed,
2 On our fields of grass and grain
MENDELSSOHN (?), arr. by JOHN GILI
Gra-cious, mighty, sovereign Lord,
Head of all crea
Plead-ing at Thy throne we stand, Save Thy peo-ple, bless our land.
3 Let our rulers ever be
550 THE HYMN TO JOY 8s & 75.
(J=116) Joy - ful, joyful, we a-dore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love;
Hearts un-fold like flow'rs before Thee, Prais-ing Thee their Sun
BEETHOVEN. Arr. fr. Ninth Symphony
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness, Drive the dark of doubt a- way;
2 All Thy works with joy surround Thee, Earth and heaven reflect Thy rays, Stars and angels sing around Thee,
Centre of unbroken praise:
Giver of im- mor-tal glad-ness, Fill us with the light of day. A-men.
Field and forest, vale and mountain,
3 Thou art giving and forgiving,
Thou our Father, Christ our Brother,
4 Mortals join the mighty chorus,
Which the morning stars began: Father-love is reigning o'er us,
Brother-love binds man to man. Ever singing march we onward,
Victors in the midst of strife;
In the triumph song of life. Amen.