Last Updated: 13th November, 2019

Thanksgiving Hymns

Traditional Thanksgiving Hymns

  • Worthy is the Lamb
  • You Are Good
  • Forever
  • For All You've Done
  • Bountiful Har­vest
  • O Give Thanks to Him Who Made
  • O King of Kings, O Lord of Hosts
  • O Lord, All Glor­i­ous, Life of Life
  • O Ren­der Thanks to God Above
  • Give Thanks
  • Give Thanks to God, for Good Is He
  • Give Thanks to God, In­voke His Name
  • Give Thanks to God the Lord
  • Give Thanks un­to the Lord, Je­ho­vah
  • God Opens Wide His Hand
  • O Sing to the Lord, Whose Boun­ti­ful Hand
  • O Thou Whose Boun­ty Fills My Cup
  • Praise, O Praise Our God and King
  • Praise to God, Im­mor­tal Praise
  • Rejoice To­day with One Ac­cord
  • Come, Ye Thank­ful Peo­ple, Come
  • Creation’s Lord, We Give Thee Thanks
  • Father, Whate’er of Earth­ly Bliss
  • For All the Bless­ings of the Year
  • Fountain of Mer­cies, God of Love
  • Thy Boun­ties, Gra­cious Lord
  • To Thee, Eter­nal Soul, Be Praise!
  • To Thee, O God, We Ren­der Thanks
  • To Thee, O Lord, Our Hearts We Raise
  • We Bless the Lord, the Just, the Good
  • We Bless Thee, Lord
  • We Ga­ther To­ge­ther
  • We Lift Our Hearts in Thanks To­day
  • We Plow the Fields
  • We Thank Thee, Lord, for This Fair Earth
  • We Thank Thee, Our Fa­ther
  • God the Fa­ther! Whose Cre­a­tion
  • Good Is the Lord, the Heav’n­ly King
  • Grace Be­fore Meat
  • Great God of Na­tions, Now to Thee
  • How Good It Is to Thank the Lord
  • In Our Day of Thanks­giv­ing
  • Is This the Kind Re­turn?
  • King of Kings
  • Let Ev­ery Tongue My Sav­ior Praise
  • Lord of the Har­vest, Once Again
  • Lord, We Thank Thee for the Plea­sure
  • My God, I Thank Thee
  • Not Alone for Mighty Em­pire
  • Now Our God
  • Now Thank We All Our God
  • Sing to the Lord of Har­vest
  • Sower Went Forth Sow­ing, The
  • Thank Him for the Sun­shine
  • Thankfulness
  • Thanks to God
  • Thanksgiving, The
  • Thou Gra­cious Pow­er
  • Thou Vis­it­eth the Earth
  • We Thank You, Lord
  • What Our Fa­ther Does Is Well
  • What Shall I Ren­der to My God (Watts)
  • What Shall I Ren­der to My God (Wes­ley)
  • Whole-Hearted Thanks­giv­ing to Thee I Will Bring
  • Let All Things Now Living
  • My Gratitude Now Accept, O God
  • Praise Our God Abov
  • In the Lord I'll Be Ever Thankful
  • Give Thanks for Life
  • Praise and Thanksgiving
  • As the Sun Doth Daily Rise
  • Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
  • Food to Pilgrims Given
  • For the Beauty of the Earth

Hymns are written for the purpose of praise, adoration, or prayer and is addressed to God. Christian Hymns are often written with special or seasonal themes and these are used on holy days such as Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and the Feast of All saints.

The Thanksgiving Hymns and songs in the collection includes 'Now Thank We All Our God' written by Martin Rinkart in circa 1636, 'Lone Pilgrim' written and composed by Bob Dylan, 'Faith Of Our Fathers' written by Frederick W. Faber in 1849, 'Count Your Blessings' by Johnson Oatman, Jr., in 1897, 'I'm A Pilgrim' written by Mary S. Shindler in 1841 and 'Thanks To God' written in Swedish by August L. Storm in 1891 and translated to English by Carl E. Backstrom.

The collection of Thanksgiving Harvest Hymns includes, 'For The Beauty Of The Earth' written by Folliot S. Pierpoint and revised by Orby Shipley in 1864 has the essence of Thanksgiving Day in its beautiful lyrics. 'Ten Thousand Thanks To Jesus' was written by Matilda C. Day while 'Lord Jesus, We Give Thanks To Thee' was penned by Christoph Fischer in 1597. 'O Lord, Our Father, Thanks To Thee' was the German song by Cyriacus Schneegass written in 1597 and later got translated to English by August Crull in 1880.

The lyricist Leonard Bacon wrote 'O God, Beneath Thy Guiding Hand' in 1833. 'Come, Ye Thankful People, Come' was penned by Henry Alford in 1844 for 'Psalms and Hymns'. 'Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah' was originally penned by William Williams in 1745 and was translated from Welsh to English to 'Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer' by Peter Williams in 1771. The Welsh version of the hymn was sung in the 1941 Academy Award winning movie 'How Green Was My Valley?' while its English version was sung at the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997.

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