Saturday, November 22, 2014
Thanksgiving Prayer: You have Crowned the Year with Bounty!
“You crown the year with your bounty,
And your carts overflow with abundance.” –Psalm 65:11
A Thanksgiving Prayer
How great are your works, O Lord,
extending to the ends of the earth!
How good are your deeds, O Creator Eternal,
giving food, drink and breath to all that lives.
Day after day your kindness enfolds us,
unseen and unheard, your goodness surrounds us.
Season upon season you remain faithful and true,
never leaving us or forsaking us, your presence is near.
You crown the year with bounty, O God,
and cover the hills with golden harvest.
With abundance you supply all our needs,
your provision blankets the earth.
How can we repay you, Lord, for all you have done—
for your goodness, providence and care?
Our words of thanksgiving can hardly express
our hearts full of gratitude for your lovingkindness!
Please accept our expression of thanks, O God,
but a token of all you deserve.
Hear our heartbeat of thanksgiving and praise:
you are good—oh, so good—God of bounty, grace
and love! Amen.
2014 © Glenn E. Myers