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1 OUR heavenly Father sent his Son
2 From hateful sin to save us,
3 And precious blessings many a one,
4 Health, friends and freedom gave us.
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5 And all we see, each beauteous sight,
6 The woods, the fields, the ocean,
7 The sun by day, the moon by night,
8 Should fill us with devotion.
9 Then let our praises be expressed
10 In light and lively measure,
11 He loves the grateful homage best
12 That is bestowed with pleasure.


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Title (in Source Edition): SECOND DEVOTIONAL SONG.
Genres: song

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Fugitive Verses. By Joanna Baillie, author of “Dramas on the Passions,“ etc. London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street. MDCCCXL., 1840, pp. 206-207. 

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