Thy blessing is upon Thy people.@Psalm 3:8

Mrs. A. M. Chance, in The Wells of Salvation, edited by John Sweney & William J. Kirkpatrick (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1881), page 150.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837–1899)

God has blessed us without measure,
Crowned our years with richest treasure,
Joined our hearts in love to Him,
That we all might praise His name.

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Praise Him, praise Him,
Praise His holy name;
Praise Him, praise Him,
Praise His holy name.

And our school today rejoices,
While we praise with happy voices,
On this anniversary day,
We would bring our grateful lay.

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Thanks to God, our heavenly Father,
Who has blessed and kept us ever,
With united heart and tongue,
May His praise by us be sung.

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