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573. O Lord of Heaven and Earth and Sea

1 O Lord of heav'n and earth and sea,
To thee all praise and glory be,
How shall we show our love to Thee
Who givest all?

2 The golden sunshine, vernal air,
Sweet flow'rs and fruits Thy love declare;
When harvests ripen, Thou art there
Who givest all.

3 For peaceful homes and healthful days,
For all the blessings earth displays,
We owe Thee thankfulness and praise
Who givest all.

4 Thou didst not spare Thine only Son,
But gav’st Him for a world undone,
And freely with that Blessèd One,
Thou givest all.

5 For souls redeemed, for sins forgiven,
For means of grace and hopes of heaven,
Father, all praise to Thee be given
Who givest all?

6 To Thee, from Whom we all derive
Our life, our gifts, our power to give;
O may we ever with Thee live
Who givest all.


Text Information
First Line: O Lord of heav'n and earth and sea
Title: O Lord of Heaven and Earth and Sea
Author: Christopher Wordsworth (1863, a.)
Meter: 8 8, 8 4.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1937
Topic: Occasional: Thanksgiving Day; Trinity, Seventh Sunday; A Day of Thanksgiving or a Harvest Festival (1 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1865)
Meter: 8 8, 8 4.
Key: G Major

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