Rhodes, Sarah Betts, née Bradshaw, wife of a Sheffield merchant, wrote "God Who made the earth" (Sunday School Festival) for the Sheffield Sunday School Union Whitsuntide Festival, 1870. The tune also was by Mrs. Rhodes. The hymn is in several collections, including the Methodist Sunday School Hymnbook, 1879, &c.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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Display Title: God who made the earthFirst Line: God who made the earthTune Title: SOMMERLIEDAuthor: Sarah Betts Rhodes, 1824-1904Meter: 56 54Scripture: Genesis 1:1 - 2:4; Genesis 1:1-4Date: 2000Subject: Final Hymn | ; Healing | ; Hope and Consolation | ; The Journey of Life | ; The Wholeness of Creation | ; Year A | Second Sunday Before Lent; Year B | Baptism of Christ; Years A, B, and C | Easter Vigil
Display Title: God who made the earthFirst Line: God who made the earthTune Title: BEECHWOODAuthor: Sarah Betts Rhodes, 1829-1904Meter: 56.64Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6-11; Ephesians 1:7-14; Galatians 4:4-5; Genesis 1:1-9Date: 1999Subject: Comfort | ; Confidence | ; Creation | ; Ecology | ; God's Love to Us | ; Hymns Specially Suitable for Children | ; Jesus Christ | Friend and Companion; Providence | ; Sovereignty of God | ; Wisdom | ; Worship | Gathering
Display Title: God, Who Made the EarthFirst Line: God, who made the earthTune Title: SOMMERLIEDAuthor: Sarah Betts RhodesMeter: 188.8.131.52.Scripture: 1 Peter 5:7Date: 1990Subject: Trust in God | ; God's Work | Providence; God | Love and Grace of