Scripture Verse

Of that wherewith the Lord thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto Him. Deuteronomy 15:14


Samuel Longfellow

Words: Sam­u­el Long­fel­low, 1886. This is the fourth stan­za of Long­fel­low’s hymn Thou, Lord of Life.

Music: Das Walt’ Gott Va­ter Dan­i­el Vet­ter, Mu­sic­al­ische Kirch-und Haus-Er­götz­lich­keit, part 2 (Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny: 1713). Adapt­ed & har­mo­nized by Jo­hann S. Bach (🔊 pdf nwc).

Johann S. Bach


Bless Thou the gifts our hands have brought;
Bless Thou the work our hearts have planned.
Ours is the faith, the will, the thought:
The rest, O God, is in Thy hand.