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425. Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee

1 Joyful, joyful, we adore thee,
God of glory, Lord of love;
hearts unfold like flowers before thee,
opening to the sun above.
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness;
drive the dark of doubt away;
giver of immortal gladness,
fill us with the light of day.

2 All thy works with joy surround thee,
earth and heaven reflect thy rays,
stars and angels sing around thee,
center of unbroken praise.
Field and forest, vale and mountain,
flowery meadow, flashing sea,
chanting bird and flowing fountain
call us to rejoice in thee.

3 Thou art giving and forgiving,
ever blessing, ever blest,
well-spring of the joy of living,
ocean depth of happy rest!
Thou our Father and our Mother,
all who live in love are thine;
teach us how to love each other,
lift us to the joy divine.

Text Information
First Line: Joyful, joyful we adore thee
Title: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
Author: Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: 87 87D
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Creation; Family; God, maternal images (3 more...)
Tune Information
Name: HYMN TO JOY
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Arranger: Edward Hodges (1796-1867)
Meter: 87 87D
Key: F Major



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