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The Hymnal Of The Protestant Episcopal Church In The Usa by Various

Holy Baptism 342. Father of heaven, who hast created all

10.6.10.6.8.8.4

St. Francis:

Arthur S. Sullivan, 1874

German; Albert Knapp, 1841;

Tr. Catherine Winkworth, 1858;

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Father of heaven, who hast created all

In wisest love, we pray,

Look on this child, who at thy gracious call

Is entering on life's way!

O make it thine, thy blessing give,

That to thy glory it may live,

Father of heaven!

O Son of God, atoning Lord, behold

We bring this child to thee;

Take it, O loving Shepherd, to thy Fold

For ever thine to be:

Defend it through this earthly strife,

And lead it in the path of life,

O Son of God!

O Holy Ghost, who broodest o'er the wave,

Descend upon this child;

Give it undying life, its spirit lave

With waters undefiled;

And make it evermore to be

A child of God, a home for thee,

O Holy Ghost!

O Triune God, what thou hast willed is done;

We speak: but thine the might;

This child hath scarce yet seen our earthly sun,

Yet pour on it thy light

Of faith, and hope, and joyful love,

Thou Sun of all below, above,

O Triune God.

Amen.

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