Songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.@Nehemiah 12:46

John M. Dye, in The Best Gospel Songs and Their Composers (Dalton, Georgia: The A. J. Showalter Company, 1904), number 117 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John M. Dye (1875-1957)

We would thank Thee, heav’nly Father,
For the blessings of our past days;
And our hearts today o’erflow with gladness,
Unto Thee, we render grateful praise.

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Praise Him, ever praise Him,
And His love proclaim;
Glory, praise and honor
Be unto His name.

We would thank Thee for Thy guidance,
Thou hast kept us from day to day;
For our common good, dear Lord, we thank Thee,
Thou wilt ever be our shield and stay.

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We would thank Thee, gracious Father,
Life and health we still possess;
Now accept the tribute, Lord, we bring Thee,
We Thy holy name with praises bless.

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