Hymnary Friends,

We don't often ask for money.

But, before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going.

You are one of more than half a million people who come here every month: worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and many more. Here at Hymnary.org, you have free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure site.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team,
Harry Plantinga

Tell me why the stars do shine

Tell me why the stars do shine

Tune: [Tell me why the stars do shine]
Published in 4 hymnals

Full Text

1 Tell me why the stars do shine,
Tell me why the ivy twines,
Tell me why the ocean's blue,
And I will tell you just why I love you.

2 Because God made the stars to shine,
Because God made the ivy twine,
Because God made the ocean blue,
Because Goad made you, that's why I love you.

3 I really think that God above
Created you in his great love.
I picked you out from all the rest
Because I knew, dear, I'd love you best.

Source: Children's Hymnal #A-42

Text Information

First Line: Tell me why the stars do shine

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Conference Songbook #d82
Children's Hymnal #A-42Text
Hymns of the Rural Spirit #d78
Youth Inspiral #d97
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements