Hymn Information

PLEASE NOTE: Not all verses may be sung and words may vary in the particular hymn presentation.

Thanks Be to Thee
Words: One text attributed to George Frideric Handel, but origins unknown; Another English text by Roger Shaw
Music: Thanks Be to Thee | Attributed to George Frideric Handel, but origins unknown
Words to one text version:

Thanks be to Thee! Thanks be to Thee!
Thou hast led forth with mighty hand Thy people Israel, safe through the sea.

Lord, thou hast led as a shepherd with Thine hand;
Lord, thine hand tenderly in ages past Thy people hath led.

Thanks be to Thee! Thanks be to Thee!
Thou hast led forth with mighty hand Thy people Israel, safe through the sea.


Another English text by Roger Shaw:

Thanks be to Thee.  Thanks be to Thee.
Glory and praise ever be Thine. 
For Thy great mercies, thanks be to Thee.
Thanks be to Thee.  Thanks be to Thee.
Glory and praise ever be Thine. 
For Thy great mercies, thanks be to Thee.
Like as a shepherd hast Thou been our guide, through the dark valley Thou wast ever by our side.
Thanks be to Thee.  Thanks be to Thee.
Glory and praise ever be Thine. 
For Thy great mercies, thanks be to Thee.
Glory and praise ever be Thine.  Lord God almighty, thanks be to Thee.