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God, who touchest earth with beauty

God, who touchest earth with beauty

Author: Mary Susanne Edgar
Published in 63 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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1 God, who touches earth with beauty,
Make me lovely, too,
With Thy Spirit recreate me,
Make my heart anew.

2 Like Thy springs and running waters,
Make me crystal pure,
Like Thy rocks of towering grandeur
Make me strong and sure.

3 Like the dancing waves in sunlight,
Make me glad and free,
Like the straightness of the pine trees,
Let me upright be.

4 Like the arching of the heavens,
Lift my thoughts above,
Turn my dreams to noble action,
Ministries of love.

5 God, who touches earth with beauty,
Make me lovely, too,
Keep me ever, by Thy Spirit,
Pure and strong and true.


Source: Worship and Service Hymnal: For Church, School, and Home #508

Author: Mary Susanne Edgar

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #500Audio
Chalice Hymnal #514
Common Praise (1998) #422
Hymnal: A Worship Book #511
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #172
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #736Audio
Small Church Music #1456Audio
Small Church Music #3032Audio
Small Church Music #3487Audio
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #610
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #310
Include 52 pre-1979 instances