O God, the Eternal Father

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Lyrics

  1. 1. O God, th’Eternal Father,
    Who dwells amid the sky,
    In Jesus’ name we ask thee
    To bless and sanctify,
    If we are pure before thee,
    This bread and cup of wine,
    That we may all remember
    That offering divine—
  2. 2. That sacred, holy off’ring,
    By man least understood,
    To have our sins remitted
    And take his flesh and blood,
    That we may ever witness
    The suff’ring of thy Son,
    And always have his Spirit
    To make our hearts as one.
  3. 3. When Jesus, the Anointed,
    Descended from above
    And gave himself a ransom
    To win our souls with love—
    With no apparent beauty,
    That man should him desire—
    He was the promised Savior,
    To purify with fire.
  4. 4. How infinite that wisdom,
    The plan of holiness,
    That made salvation perfect
    And veiled the Lord in flesh,
    To walk upon his footstool
    And be like man, almost,
    In his exalted station,
    And die, or all was lost.
  5. Text: William W. Phelps, 1792–1872. Included in the first LDS hymnbook, 1835.
    Music: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809–1847
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
175
Music
Felix Mendelssohn, 1809–1847.
Text
William W. Phelps, 1792–1872.
Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 20:77, 79, Isaiah 53:2–5
Meter
7 6 7 6 D
Topic
God the Father, Jesus Christ—Savior, Sacrament, Worthiness
Tune
Abschied
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Ya Allah Bapa Langgeng (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
74
Deutsch
O Gott, du ewger Vater (Gesangbuch)
112
Español
Oh Dios, Eterno Padre (Himnos)
104
Français
A toi, Dieu, notre Père (Cantiques)
100
Gagana Samoa
Le Atua, le Tamā e (Viiga)
97
Latviešu Valoda
Tēvs Mūžīgais, Dievs Augstais! (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
105
Lea Fakatonga
ʻE Tamai Taʻengata
94
Lietuvių Kalba
O, Dieve, mūsų Tėve (Giesmynas)
92
Magyar
Ó, Istenünk, jó Atyánk (Himnuszoskönyv)
107
Norsk
O Gud, du kjære Fader (Salmebok)
108
Português
Ó Deus, Senhor Eterno (Hinário)
98
Q'eqchi'
At Dios li Yuwaʼbʼej
104
Reo Tahiti
Te Atua, te Metua
97
Română
O, Doamne, Tată veșnic (Imnuri)
109
Suomi
Oi Isämme, Sä Luoja (Laulukirja)
104
Svenska
O Gud, som bor där ovan (Psalmboken)
111
Tagalog
Amang Walang Hanggan (Himnaryo)
104
Български
О Боже, вечни Отче (Сборник химни)
109
Русский
О Бог, Отец наш Вечный (Книга гимнов)
96
Українська
О Боже, Вічний Батьку (Збірник гімнів)
99
ภาษาไทย
โอ้ พระบิดาผู้นิรันดร์ (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
81
한국어
하늘 중에 사시는 하나님 (찬송가)
105
中文
永恆的天父神啊 (聖詩選輯)
108
日本語
天にまします永遠なる父 (賛美歌集)
99