4928. O God, Thy World Is Sweet with Prayer

1. O God, Thy world is sweet with prayer;
The breath of Christ is in the air;
We rise on Thy free Spirit’s wings,
And every thought within us sings.

2. Thou art our morning and our sun,
Our work is glad, in Thee begun;
Our foot worn path is fresh with dew,
For Thou createst all things new.

3. O God, within us and above,
Close to us in the Christ we love,
Through Him, our only guide and way,
May heavenly life be ours today!

Text Information
First Line: O God, Thy world is sweet with prayer
Title: O God, Thy World Is Sweet with Prayer
Author: Lucy Larcom (1892)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: CANONBURY
Composer: Robert Alexander Schumann (1839)
Meter: LM
Incipit: 53334 32123 56712
Key: G Major
Source: Adapt­ed from Nacht­stück, Opus 23, No. 4, by Ro­bert A. Schu­mann, 1839
Copyright: Public Domain



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