533a. Each little flower that opens

All things bright and beautiful,
all creatures great and small,
all things wise and wonderful,
the Lord God made them all.

1 Each little flower that opens,
each little bird that sings,
he made their glowing colours,
he made their tiny wings: [Refrain]

2 The purple-headed mountain,
the river running by,
the sunset, and the morning
that brightens up the sky: [Refrain]

3 The cold wind in the winter,
the pleasant summer sun,
the ripe fruits in the garden,
he made them every one: [Refrain]

4 The tall trees in the greenwood,
the meadows where we play,
the rushes by the water
we gather every day: [Refrain]

5 He gave us eyes to see them,
and lips that we might tell
how great is God almighty,
who has made all things well: [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Each little flower that opens
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander (1818-1895)
Refrain First Line: All things bright and beautiful
Meter: 76 76 and refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Beauty; Children and All-Age Worship; Creation (4 more...)
Tune Information
Adapter: Martin Shaw (1875-1958)
Meter: 76 76 and refrain
Key: G Major
Source: English Traditional Melody
Copyright: Adaptation: © Chester Music and Novello & Co, 14-15 Berners Street, London W1T 3LJ UK Permission applied for.

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