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The God who made both heaven and earth

The God who made both heaven and earth

Tune: COVENTRY (Root)
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. The God who made both Heaven and earth
And all that they contain
Will never quit His steadfast truth
Nor make His promise vain.

2. The poor and all oppressed by wrong
Are saved by His decree;
He gives the hungry needful food
And sets the captive free.

3. By Him the blind receive their sight,
By Him the fallen rise;
With constant care, His tender love
All human need supplies.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2002

Text Information

First Line: The God who made both heaven and earth

Tune

COVENTRY (Root)


ST. MAGNUS (Clarke)

ST. MAGNUS first appeared in Henry Playford's Divine Companion (1707 ed.) as an anonymous tune with soprano and bass parts. The tune was later credited to Jeremiah Clark (b. London, England, c. 1670; d. London, 1707), who was a chorister in the Chapel Royal and sang at the coronation of James II in…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2002
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
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