FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE EARTH

 

FULL BAND

INTRO/INTERLUDES :  

F      Bb     Dm     Bb

F         

For the beauty of the earth,
Bb           
For the glory of the skies,
Dm          
For the love which from our birth
Bb        
Over and around us lies.

 

     Chorus
        F                          Am

    Christ, our God, to Thee we raise
        Bb                  C       

     This our Sacrifice of Praise.

 

 

F          
For the beauty of each hour

Bb          

Of the day and of the night,
Dm          

Hill and vale, and tree and flower,
Bb               

Sun and moon and stars of light.

  

 

     Chorus

 

F      
For thyself, best Gift Divine,
Bb            

To the world so freely given,
Dm             

For that great, great love of thine,
Bb                 

Peace on earth, and joy in heaven.

     Chorus

Written by Folliott Sandford Pierpoint, 1864

Recording and arrangement by Nathan Drake, 2021

 

ACOUSTIC

C           C/B       F           C

For the beauty of the earth,
F            C       C/B      C
For the glory of the skies,
C           C/B              F              C
For the love which from our birth
F        C        C/B          C
Over and around us lies.

 

 

     Refrain
         C                            C/B
    Christ, our God, to Thee we raise
        F          C       G         C

     This our Sacrifice of Praise.

 

 

C           C/B        F           C
For the beauty of each hour

F          C           C/B       C

Of the day and of the night,
C            C/B             F            C

Hill and vale, and tree and flower,
F                 C              C/B        C

Sun and moon and stars of light:

  

 

     Refrain

 

 

C      C/B               F         C
For thyself, best Gift Divine,
F            C           C/B      C

to the world so freely given,
C             C/B              F           C

for that great, great love of thine,
F                 C              C/B         C

peace on earth, and joy in heaven: 

 

 

   Refrain

Written by Folliott Sandford Pierpoint, 1864

Recording and arrangement by Nathan Drake, 2021