by Owen CosgroveOh, Giver of Every Good and Perfect Gift
Oh, giver of every good and perfect gift,
We pause to give thee praise
For all the joys and blessings
That have followed all our days.
For our families and our loves ones
And for all the joy they bring,
And for our food and clothing
And, our God, for everything
That has been done throughout the ages
To make our lives so bright and fair,
And for all the things we cannot count
That show your love and care.
Oh, Father, may we ever know
From whom all blessing flow
And ne'er take Thee for granted
In our living here below.
May we never be ungrateful
Or forget your kingly hand
That has shielded us from evil
In this blessed freedom's land.
And may our soul's rejoicing
In Thy goodness ever be
As our hearts are filled with praises
And with gratitude to Thee.
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