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296. This Is God's Wondrous World

1 This is God's wondrous world,
and to my listening ears
all nature sings, and round me rings
the music of the spheres.
This is God's wondrous world;
I rest me in the thought
of rocks and trees, of skies and seas,
God's hand the wonders wrought.

2 This is God's wondrous world:
the birds their carols raise,
the morning light, the lily white,
declare their Maker's praise.
This is God's wondrous world:
God shines in all that's fair;
in the rustling grass or mountain pass,
God's voice speaks everywhere.

3 This is God's wondrous world:
O let me ne'er forget
that though the wrong seems oft so strong,
God is the Ruler yet.
This is God's wondrous world:
why should my heart be sad?
Let voices sing, let the heavens ring:
God reigns, let earth be glad!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: This is God's wondrous world
Title: This Is God's Wondrous World
Author: Maltbie Davenport Babcock (1901, alt.)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 6 6 8 6 D irregular
Topic: God: Creation and Providence; Assurance; Children Praising (25 more...)
Tune Information
Name: TERRA BEATA
Adapter: Stanley Oliver (1929)
Adapter: Franklin L. Sheppard (1915)
Meter: 6 6 8 6 D irregular
Key: D Major



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