What they seem to say

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1 Have you seen the sunbeams shining,
Shining all along the way?
Have you ever stopped to listen
What they always seem to say?
Ev'ry beam of beauty gives us
Just a glimpse of heav'n above;
Ev'ry little sunbeam whispers:
God is wisdom, God is love.

Chorus:
God is wisdom, God is love;
Read it in the stars above;
May the children's hearts reecho:
God is wisdom, God is love.

2 Have you heard the wild birds singing,
Singing all along the way?
Have you ever stopped to listen
What they always seem to say?
Ev'ry little songster gives us
Just a glimpse of heav'n above;
Ev'ry little wild bird whispers;
God is wisdom, God is love. [Chorus]

2 Have you seen the flowers growing,
Growing all along the way?
Have you ever stopped to listen
What they always seem to say?
Ev'ry pretty blossom gives us
Just a glimpse of heav'n above;
Ev'ry little flower whispers;
God is wisdom, God is love. [Chorus]


Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #169

Author: Eleanor Allen Schroll

Born: 1878, New­port, Ken­tucky. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1966, Day­to­na Beach, Flor­i­da. Buried: South­gate, Ken­tucky. Lyrics-- Beautiful Gar­den of Pray­er, The He Lives --www.hymntime.com/bio  Go to person page >

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First Line: Have you seen the sunbeams shining
Title: What they seem to say
Author: Eleanor Allen Schroll
Refrain First Line: God is wisdom, God is love

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