62. 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,
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Alleluia! Oh, praise Him! Alleluia!

2. Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
Ye clouds that sail in heav’n along,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice;
Ye light of evening, find a voice,
Alleluia! Alleluia! [Chorus]

3. Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
Make music for thy Lord to hear,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou fire so masterful and bright,
That gives to man both warmth and light,
Alleluia! Alleluia! [Chorus]

4. Dear Mother Earth, who day by day
Unfoldest blessings on our way,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
The flow’rs and fruits that in thee grow,
Let them his glory also show,
Alleluia! Alleluia! [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: All creatures of our God and King
Title: All Creatures of Our God and King
Translator: William H. Draper, 1855–1933
Author: St. Francis of Assisi, 1182–1226
Refrain First Line: Alleluia! Oh, praise Him! Alleluia!
Meter: 8 8 4 4 8 8 (with Alleluias)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2002
Topic: Easter; Gratitude; Jesus Christ: Creator (5 more...)
Copyright: English translation © G. Shcirmer, Inc.
Notes: Additional scripture reference from LDS canon: Doctrine and Covenants 128:23
Tune Information
Arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872–1958
Meter: 8 8 4 4 8 8 (with Alleluias)
Incipit: 11231 34511 23134
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesänge, Köln, 1623
Copyright: Music from the English Hymnal. Used by permission of Oxford University Press. Making copies without written permission of the copyright owner is prohibited.

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