God Who Touchest Earth With Beauty

2015 Songbook Section: 
The Eternal God > God The Holy Spirit > The Work of The Holy Spirit
2015 Songbook Number: 
0320
1984 Songbook Section: 
God the Father: Works
1984 Songbook Number: 
032
Biblical References: 
Ecclesiastes 3:11
Verses: 
3

Verse 1
God who touchest earth with beauty,
Make my heart anew;
With thy Spirit recreate me
Pure and strong and true.
Like thy springs and running waters,
Make me crystal pure;
Like thy rocks of towering grandeur,
Make me strong and sure.

Verse 2
Like thy dancing waves in sunlight,
Make me glad and free;
Like the straightness of the pine trees
Let me upright be.
Like the arching of the heavens,
Lift my thoughts above;
Turn my dreams to noble action,
Ministries of love.

Verse 3
Like the birds that soar while singing,
Give my heart a song;
May the music of thanksgiving
Echo clear and strong.
God who touchest earth with beauty,
Make my heart anew;
Keep me ever by thy Spirit
Pure and strong and true.

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