49. Creation's Lord, We Give Thee Thanks

1 Creation's Lord, we give Thee thanks
That this Thy world is incomplete;
That battle calls our marshalled ranks,
That work awaits our hands and feet;

2 That Thou hast not yet finished man,
That we are in the making still,
As friends who share the Maker's plan,
As sons who know the Father's will.

3 Beyond the present sin and shame,
Wrong's bitter, cruel, scorching blight,
We see the beckoning vision flame,
The blessed kingdom of the right.

4 Since what we choose is what we are,
And what we love we yet shall be,
The goal may ever shine afar;
The will to win it makes us free.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Creation's Lord, we give Thee thanks
Title: Creation's Lord, We Give Thee Thanks
Author: William DeWitt Hyde, 1858-1917
Meter: LMD
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: God the Father: Creator; Consecration; Devotion (3 more...)
Tune Information
Name: ROCKINGHAM OLD
Arranger: Edward Miller, 1731-1807
Meter: LMD
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Source unknown



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