307. 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,

Refrain:
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: [Refrain]

3 Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
make music for thy Lord to hear,
Alleluia, alleluia!
Thou fire so masterful and bright,
that givest us both warmth and light, [Refrain]

4 All ye who are 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, [Refrain]

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, [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: All creatures of our God and King
Title: All Creatures of Our God and King
Author: Francis of Assisi (1225)
Translator: William H. Draper (1925)
Publication Date: 2010
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8 with refrain
Topic: The Church at Worship: Praise and Adoration; Forgiveness; God-Creator (1 more...)
Refrain First Line: O praise Him, O praise Him
Tune Information
Name: LASST UNS ERFREUEN
Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8 with refrain
Key: D Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1623
Notes: Higher key, No. 119



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