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783. Psalm 65 (To Bless the Earth)

1 To bless the earth, God sends us
from heaven's abundant store
the waters of the springtime,
enriching it once more.

2 The seed by God provided
is sown o’er hill and plain,
and then come gentle showers
to bless the springing grain.

3 God crowns the year with goodness,
the earth God's mercy fills,
the wilderness is fruitful,
and joyful are the hills.

4 With grain the fields are covered,
the flocks in pastures graze;
all nature joins in singing
a joyful song of praise.

Text Information
First Line: To bless the earth God sends us
Title: Psalm 65 (To Bless the Earth)
Meter: 7 6 7 6
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Scripture:
Topic: Easter 2: Year C; Easter 6: Year C
Source: The Psalter, 1912; alt.
Tune Information
Name: CHRISTUS, DER IST MEIN LEBEN
Composer: Melchoir Vulpius (1609)
Meter: 7 6 7 6
Key: D Major



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