Hail, great Creator, wise and good

Hail, great Creator, wise and good

Tune: HARVEY'S CHANT
Published in 108 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Hail, great Creator, wise and good!
To thee our songs we raise.
Nature, thro' all her various scenes,
Invites us to thy praise.

2 At morning, noon, and ev'ning mild,
Fresh wonders strike our view;
And while we gaze, our hearts exult,
With transports ever new.

3 Thy glory beams in ev'ry star,
Which gilds the gloom of night;
And decks the smiling face of morn
With rays of cheerful light.

4 The lofty hill, the humble lawn,
With countless beauties shine;
The silent grove, the awful shade,
Proclaim thy pow'r divine.

5 Great nature's God! still may these scenes
Our serious hours engage!
Still may our grateful hearts consult
Thy works' instructive page!

6 And while in all thy wondrous works,
Thy varied love we see;
Still may the contemplation lead
Our hearts, O God, to thee!

Source: A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #22

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First Line: Hail, great Creator, wise and good
Source: Lutheran Collection

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #22

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d126

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #LXIII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #139

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #175

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #43

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #43

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #28

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #28

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d90

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d104

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d315

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #246

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d180

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d370

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #45

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H22

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #22

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d241

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #38

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d110

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #8

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #8

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #68

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #68

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d173

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #172

Hymns for Schools and Families #d166

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #443

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #443

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #26

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d80

Hymns, Collects, Anthems and Selections #d93

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #58

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #58

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #58

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #24

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d226

Progressive Songster #d43

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d185

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Sacred Poetry #34

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Seamen's Hymns #45

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d215

Select Progressive Spiritual Hymns and Songs #d16

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Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #24

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d267

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d131

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d142

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #111

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d137

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The Christian Church Hymnal #18

The Christian Hymn Book #d232

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d234

The Christian Hymnist #d176

The Christian Psalter #d196

The Golden Harp #d94

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The Gospel Psalmist #130

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The Harp #72

The Millennial Harp #d140

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d84

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The People's Hymnal: for use in public and social worship #15

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #107

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #107

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