Christmas Series: Prayer of Thanksgiving

A friend pointed out to me how the second verse of this Thanksgiving hymn would make a beautiful Mormon feminist anthem.

Prayer of Thanksgiving Beside us to guide us our God with us joining. Ordaining, maintaining His Kingdom divine. So from the beginning, the fight we were winning.  Thou Lord, wast on our side, all glory be thine.


April Young-Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series and host of the Religious Feminism Podcast. Learn more about April at

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3 Responses

  1. spunky says:

    This is brilliant, and makes me seek to sing this hymn with new appreciation.

  2. EmilyCC says:

    This was all the more meaningful to me on Sunday when we sang this because you pointed this out, April. Thank you!

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