Just a few words of thankfulness for God's bounty and a prayer for our continued faithfulness. From The Valley of Vision. Happy Thanksgiving all.
THOU GREAT AND ONLY POTENTATE,
Thou hast made summer and winter,
each of these revolutions serves our
and is full of thy care and kindness.
bounty is seen
in the relations that train us,
laws that defend us,
the homes that shelter us,
food that builds us,
the raiment that comforts
the continuance of our health,
as stars fade before the rising sun,
eclipsed all these benefits
in the wisdom and grace
redemption by Jesus thy
Blessed be thy mercy that laid help on
that is mighty and willing,
one that is able to save
to the uttermost.
Make us deeply sensible of our need of
blood that cleanses,
of the rest he has promised.
impute to us that righteousness which
gives them a title to eternal life,
possession of the Spirit.
May we love the freeness of
and joy in its holiness;
us faith to grasp thy promises,
provide for every exigency,
prevent every evil;
Keep our hearts from straying after
May thy will bind
all our wishes;
Let us live out of the world as to its
live in it as the sphere of our action
May we be alive to every call of duty,
thy determination of our
and our service.