267. All Things Bright and Beautiful

Refrain:
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:
God made their glowing colors,
God 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,
God made them every one. (Refrain)

4 God 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
Title: All Things Bright and Beautiful
Author: Cecil F. Alexander (1848)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 with refrain
Scripture: Genesis 1:31; Ecclesiastes 3:11; Matthew 6:28-29
Language: English
Refrain First Line: All things bright and beautiful
Tune Information
Name: ROYAL OAK
Adapter: Martin Shaw (1915)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 with refrain
Key: G Major
Source: English melody, 17th century; The Hymnbook, 1953, harm. for
Copyright: Harmonization copyright, MCMLV, by John Ribble; renewed 1983, from The Hymnbook, published by Westminster Press.



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