109. A little child may know

1 A little child may know
our Father's name of Love;
'tis written on the earth below,
and on the sky above.

2 Around me when I look,
His handiwork I see;
this world is like a picture-book
to teach His name to me.

3 The thousand little flowers
within our garden found,
the rainbow and the soft spring showers,
and every pleasant sound;

4 The birds that sweetly sing,
the moon that shines by night,
with every tiny living thing
rejoicing in the light;

5 And every star above,
set in the deep blue sky,
all tell me that our God is love,
and tell me He is nigh.

Text Information
First Line: A little child may know
Author: Jane Elizabeth Leeson, 1809-1881
Meter: SM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2004
Topic: Creation: God's World; Creation: Harvest; God Through the Years: His Providence
Tune Information
Meter: SM
Key: D Major
Source: English traditional carol melody; Sandys's Christmas Carols Ancient and Modenr, 1833; Harm.: Compilers of Church Hymnary, 3rd ed. 1973

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