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Voicing/Instrumentation: Duet, Primary Children/Primary Solo, Trio

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Vocal Solo Medium Voice/Low Voice
Children's Songs
Fatherhood/Father's Day
Heavenly Father
Holy Ghost/Holy Spirit
Youth/Young Men/Young Women
Choir with Soloist or Optional Soloist
Primary with Choir or Adults
Simplified Arrangement/Easy Play
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Song background:

THe words tell of the many ways a Priesthood father can bless his child as they grow up in the gospel .


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Lyrics: My Daddy's hands were big and soft as he blessed me.
He gave to me my earthly name and blessings heavenly.
My Daddy's hands work hard all day to provide for me
But I like most my Daddy's hands to hold me on his knee.
That's why I love my Daddy. I know he loves me too.
We both love Heavenly Father and love His gospel true.

My Daddy's hands were safe and strong as he baptized me
and laid his hands upon my head with authority.
My Daddy's hands are gently place upon me when I'm ill
I know that when he prays for me I will soon be well.
My Daddy's hands are big and strong, rough but gentle too,
for after he's worked hard all day he does things we like to do.
My Daddy's hands are firm but kind when I disobey.
He teaches God's great plan to me and guides me on my way.
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