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177. All Things Bright and Beautiful

All things bright and beautiful,
all creatures great and small,
all things wise and wonderful,
the Lord God made them all.

1 Each little flow’r that opens,
each little bird that sings,
God made their glowing colors,
God made their tiny wings. [Refrain]

2 The purple-headed mountain,
the river running by,
the sunset, and the morning
that brightens 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 God gave us eyes to see them,
and lips that we might tell
how great is God Almighty,
who has made all things well. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Each little flow'r that opens
Title: All Things Bright and Beautiful
Author: Cecil F. Alexander
Refrain First Line: All things bright and beautiful
Meter: with refrain
Publication Date: 2020
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: God: Glory of; Seasons; Creation: Beauty of (2 more...)
Source: Hymns for Little children, 1848, alt.
Tune Information
Adapter: Martin Shaw
Harmonizer: John Ribble
Meter: with refrain
Key: G Major
Source: English traditional, 17th c., The Dancing Master, 1686; adapt. Martin Shaw (USA), Song Time, 1915
Copyright: harm. © 1983 John Ribble
Notes: Chord symbols for unison singing only

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