He Watches Over You and Me

Rejoice, rejoice for tidings glad are in the very air

Author: Mathilda Long
Tune: [Rejoice, rejoice for tidings glad are in the very air]
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1 Rejoice, rejoice for tidings glad are in the very air,
A song of praise we hear, it echoes far and near,
“As God our Maker watches earth and sky with tireless care,
So He watches over you and me.”

Refrain:
We see His loving care and power,
In bird and flower, in sun and shower,
But what a dearer, deeper, tend’rer care,
Our Father gives to you and me.

2 Rejoice, rejoice in shining skies, in morn or sunset light,
A blessed word they tell, we know and love it well,
“As God our Father plans the dawn, the noon, the starry night,
He will plan the days for you and me.” [Refrain]

3 Rejoice, rejoice in sun and rain, in cloud or shining ray,
In ev’ry precious sign that tells the word divine,
“Although with great and precious gifts He blesses earth each day,
Even more He blesses you and me.” [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #39

Author: Mathilda Long

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First Line: Rejoice, rejoice for tidings glad are in the very air
Title: He Watches Over You and Me
Author: Mathilda Long
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We see his loving care

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The Excelsior Hymnal #39

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