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Text:All Creatures of Our God and King
Author:St. Francis of Assisi
Translator:William H. Draper
Tune:LASST UNS ERFREUEN
Arranger (choral ending):Ken Barker
Arranger (last stanza setting):Ken Barker
Harmonizer:Ralph Vaughan Williams

63. All Creatures of Our God and King

1 All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and with us sing,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou burning sun with golden beam,
Thou silver moon with softer gleam,
O praise Him! O praise Him!
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

2 Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
Ye clouds that sail in heaven along,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice;
Ye lights of evening, find a voice,
O praise Him! O praise Him!
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

3 Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
Make music for Thy Lord to hear,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou fire so masterful and bright,
Thou givest man both warmth and light,
O praise Him! O praise Him!
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

4 And all ye men of tender heart,
Forgiving others, take your part,
O sing ye! Alleluia!
Ye who long pain and sorrow bear,
Praise God and on Him cast your care,
O praise Him, O praise Him!
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

5 Let all things their Creator bless,
And worship Him in humbleness,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son,
And praise the Spirit, Three in One,
O praise Him! O praise Him!
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: All creatures of our God and King
Title: All Creatures of Our God and King
Original Language: Latin
Author: St. Francis of Assisi
Translator: William H. Draper
Meter: L.M. with Alleluias
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: Bless the Lord; Adoration and Praise: God Our Father
Tune Information
Name: LASST UNS ERFREUEN
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Arranger (last stanza setting): Ken Barker
Arranger (choral ending): Ken Barker
Meter: L.M. with Alleluias
Key: D Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesänge, Cologne, 1623
Copyright: Arr. ⓒ 1997 by Integrity's Hosanna! Music and Word Music (a div. of WORD MUSIC)
Notes: Optional last stanza setting in E Flat Major. Optional choral ending. A higher setting may be found at No. 112.



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