FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE EARTH

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:

  

 

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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

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Written by Folliott Sandford Pierpoint, 1864

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