Text:For the Beauty of the Earth
Author:Folliott S. Pierpoint
Tune:DIX
Adapter:William Henry Monk
Arranger (last st. and choral ending):Phillip E. Allen
Composer:Conrad Kocher

638. For the Beauty of the Earth

1 For the beauty of the earth,
For the glory of the skies,
For the love which from our birth
Over and around us lies:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

2 For the wonder of each hour
Of the day and of the night,
Hill and vale and tree and flow'r,
Sun and moon and stars of light:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

3 For the joy of human love,
Brother, sister, parent, child,
Friends on earth and friends above;
For all gentle thoughts and mild:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

4 For the church that evermore
Lifteth holy hands above,
Off'ring up on ev'ry shore
Her pure sacrifice of love:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

5 For the joy of ear and eye,
For the heart and mind's delight,
For the mystic harmony
Linking sense to sound and sight:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

6 For Thyself, best Gift Divine!
To our race so freely giv'n;
For that great, great love of Thine,
Peace on earth and joy in heav'n:
Lord of all, to Thee we raise
This our hymn of grateful praise.

Text Information
First Line: For the beauty of the earth
Title: For the Beauty of the Earth
Author: Folliott S. Pierpoint
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Topic: God, Creator; Praise, Adoration, Worship, Exaltation of God
Tune Information
Name: DIX
Composer: Conrad Kocher
Adapter: William Henry Monk
Arranger (last st. and choral ending): Phillip E. Allen
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Key: G Major
Copyright: Arr. © Copyright 2008 Van Ness Press, Inc. (ASCAP) (admin. by LifeWay Worship). All rights reserved.



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