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Trust in God, Our Maker

Representative Text

1 O God, by whom all things were made,
Whose hand is over all,
Beyond Thy care can no man stray,
Nor can a sparrow fall.

2 Thou madest all the stars in heaven,
The earth, the deep blue sea:
Thou madest man to know thy love;
And so Thou madest me.

3 Thy wisdom is too wonderful
For me to understand:
But this I know, in this I trust,
That I am in Thy hand.


Source: Sing for Joy: a songbook for young children #125

Author: George W. Briggs

George Wallace Briggs is a Canon of Worcester Cathedral and one of the most distinguished British hymn writers and hymnologists of today. Six of his hymns appear in the Episcopal Hymnal of 1940 (American). Another hymn on the Bible entitled "Word of the living God" was written for the 25th Anniversary of the British Bible Reading Fellowship and was sung in Westminster Abbey on June 5, 1947. It has been widely used since that time. Canon Briggs is a leading member of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He is also the composer of several hymn times, six of which have appeared in British hymnals. In addition to his work as a clergy man of the Church of England and an hymnologist, he has interest himself actively in the field of reli… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O God, by whom all things were made
Title: Trust in God, Our Maker
Author: George W. Briggs
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Sing for Joy #125

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