HAPPY SABBATH — TO GOD BE THE GLORY

I’m still in the thanksgiving mood, and planning to stay here, contemplating God’s incredible love to humankind.  These words by Fanny Crosby express my thoughts well.

To God be the glory, great things He has done;
So loved He the world that He gave us His Son,
Who yielded His life an atonement for sin,
And opened the life gate that all may go in.

Refrain

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
Let the earth hear His voice!
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
Let the people rejoice!
O come to the Father, through Jesus the Son,
And give Him the glory, great things He has done.

O perfect redemption, the purchase of blood,
To every believer the promise of God;
The vilest offender who truly believes,
That moment from Jesus a pardon receives.

Refrain

Great things He has taught us, great things He has done,
And great our rejoicing through Jesus the Son;
But purer, and higher, and greater will be
Our wonder, our transport, when Jesus we see.

Refrain

Maybe someday I’ll add photos to Fanny Crosby’s gifted words, right now let’s not distract our thankful thoughts.

:}  Smiles

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