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I know who makes the daisies

I know who makes the daisies

Author: Christopher Newman Hall
Tune: GUMBERT
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I know who makes the daisies
And paints them starry bright;
I know who clothes the lilies,
So sweet and soft and white;
And surely needful raiment
He will for me provide,
Who know him as my Father,
And in his love confide,
Who know him as my Father,
And in his love confide.

2 I know who feeds the sparrow,
And robin red and gay;
I know who makes the sky-lark
Soar up to greet the day;
And me much more he cares for,
And feeds with daily bread,
Whom he has taught to love him,
And trust what he has said,
Whom he has taught to love him,
And trust what he has said.

3 The daisy and the lily
Obey him all they can;
The robin and the sky-lark
Fulfil his perfect plan;
And I, to whom are given
A heart, and mind, and will,
Must try to service him better,
And all his laws fulfill,
Must try to service him better,
And all his laws fulfill.

Source: Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #48

Author: Christopher Newman Hall

Hall, Christopher Newman, LL.B., son of J. Vine Hall, was born at Maidstone, May 22, 1816, and educated at Totteridge School, and Highbury College, London. In 1841 he graduated B.A. at the University of London, and LL.B. in 1856. From 1842 to 1854 he was minister of Albion Church, Hull; and from 1854 he has been in charge of Surrey Chapel, and its continuation, Christ Church, Westminster. He was also chairman of the Congregational Union of England and Wales in 1876. In addition to several prose works, and numerous tracts (one of which, "Come to Jesus," has been translated into 30 languages and has reached a circulation of two millions), he published:— (1) Hymns composed at Bolton Abbey, and Other Rhymes, Lond., Nisbet, 1858; (2) Cloud an… Go to person page >

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First Line: I know who makes the daisies
Author: Christopher Newman Hall

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

American Junior Church School Hymnal #d75

Junior Church School Hymnal #d57

Melody for the Sunday School #d35

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d68

Worship and Song #d111

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Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #48

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