636. Each little flower that opens

1 Each little flow’r that opens,
Each little bird that sings;
God made their glowing colors,
And made their tiny wings.

Refrain:
Yes, all things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
And all things wise and wonderful
The Lord God made them all.

2 The purple headed mountains,
The river running by,
The sunset and the morning
That brighten up the sky. [Refrain]

3 The cold wind in the winter,
The pleasant summer sun,
The ripe fruits in the garden -
God made them ev’ry one. [Refrain]

4 The tall tress in the green-wood,
The meadows where we play,
The flowers by the water,
We gather ev'ry day. [Refrain]

5 God gave us eyes to see them,
And lips that we might tell
How great is God Almighty,
Who doeth all things well. [Refrain]

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Each little flower that opens
Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: 7. 6. 7. 6. with refrain
Scripture: Genesis 1:31; Nehemiah 9:6
Topic: God In Nature
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, all things bright and beautiful
Notes: St. 4, line 3, st.4, line 4, alt.
Tune Information
Name: ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
Meter: 7. 6. 7. 6. with refrain
Key: G Major or modal
Source: Danish folk song (adapted)



Media
More media are available on the text authority page.




Advertisements