The Care the Eagle Gives Her Young

Representative Text

1 The care the eagle gives her young, safe in her lofty nest,
is like the tender love of God for us made manifest.

2 As when the time to venture comes, she stirs them out to flight,
so we are pressed to boldly try, to strive for daring height.

3 And if we flutter helplessly, as fledgling eagles fall,
beneath us lift God's mighty wings to bear us, one and all.

Author: R. Deane Postlethwaite

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Text Information

First Line: The care the eagle gives her young
Title: The Care the Eagle Gives Her Young
Author: R. Deane Postlethwaite
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Text

Chalice Hymnal #76

Hymnal: A Worship Book #590

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #79

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The New Century Hymnal #468

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The United Methodist Hymnal #118

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #269

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #302

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