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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

Representative 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)

Chapel Conference Songbook #d82

Text

Children's Hymnal #A-42

Hymns of the Rural Spirit #d78

Youth Inspiral #d97

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