orchidee

Creation Celebration



Fits tune: Lasst Uns Erfreuen [Let Us Delight]

('All creatures of our God and King')

Psalm 104 v.16 - 28

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Come let us now give thanks and praise

And some joyful song here up raise

Alleluia, Alleluia!

See all around God's creation

Displayed in beauty, each nation

Praise His glory praise His glory!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

The trees of the LORD full of sap

They in hills, valleys, rejoice, clap

Alleluia, Alleluia!

Birds there they make their nests their home

And on hills, rocks, goats, conies* roam

Here great wonders, here great wonders!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

The LORD the moon, sun does appoint

Crowning His works does them anoint

Alleluia, Alleluia!

He gives us darkness, time of night

When beasts of forest prowl till light

God does feed them, God does feed them!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

The sun arises, beasts to dens

Lay down to sleep, He them defends

Alleluia, Alleluia!

Then man in daytime labour knows

Unto the evening here he shows

So days work done, so days work done!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

O Lord, your works, how manifold!

Your love and care to all, young, old

Alleluia, Alleluia!

In wisdom you have made them all

You tend to each, long, short, small, tall

We you honour, we you honour!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

The earth full of your riches is

So too the great sea, wherein this

Alleluia, Alleluia!

Things creeping, they innumerable

And small and great beasts wonderful

You have made all, you have made all!

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!

 

These all your creatures wait on you

For you to feed them, then renew

Alleluia, Alleluia!

That which you give them they gather

You the all-providing Father

Blessing abound, blessings abound!

Alleluia, Alleluia, alleluia!

 

*conies - badger-like creatures, but smaller

Comments4

  • Augustus

    I really like this one. Nice rhyme.

    • orchidee

      Thanks A. Yes, one of my favourite tunes!

    • IAmBeu

      Love it

      • orchidee

        Thanks IAmBeu.

      • Goldfinch60

        Good write Orchi.

        • orchidee

          Thanks G/F.

        • ShannonXx

          Really enjoyed this

          • orchidee

            Thanks S.



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