I will sing praises unto Thy name.@2 Samuel 22:50
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Isaac Errett (1820-1888)

Isaac Errett, in The Christian Hymn Book, edited by Alexander Campbell (Cincinnati, Ohio: H. S. Bosworth, 1866), number 1180.

Redondo James H. Rosecrans, in Chiming Voices, edited by James H. Rosecrans & J. T. Toof (New York: Asa Hull, 1893), number 69 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James H. Rosecrans (1843-1926)

I praise Thy name, O God of light,
For rest and safety through the night;
Beneath Thy wing, securely kept,
I closed my eyes and sweetly slept.
Redeemed from weariness, I rise
To greet the light with cheerful eyes;
And with the birds on joyful wing,
My soul would rise, and sweetly sing.

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I praise Thy name, O God of light,
For rest and safety thro’ the night;
Beneath Thy wing, securely kept,
I closed my eyes and sweetly slept.

I thank Thee, Lord, for all Thy care,
For all the blessings that I share—
Life, reason, health, and home, and friends,
And every gift Thy goodness sends.
O let me never, never cease
To cherish trust and thankfulness;
From Thee, Thou maker of my frame,
Each undeservèd blessing came.

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As numberless as stars of heaven
Are the rich bounties Thou hast given,
And fresh as dews, and sweet as flowers,
The love that smiles on all my hours.
O let me to Thy altar bring
A pure and grateful offering;
And let my thanks, as incense rise
In Christ, a pleasing sacrifice.

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