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REV. ISAAC Watts, (1674-1748)
SHINE ON OUR LAND.
1. Shine on
our land, Je - ho- vah, shine, With beams of heavenly grace; 2. When shall Thy name from shore to shore Sound all the earth a-broad, 3. God, the Redeem - er, scat-ters round His choic-est fa-vors here,
W. A. H. Hinnershitz.
Reveal Thy power through all our coasts And show Thy smi-ling face.
and their God?
Here fix Thy throne ex alted high, And here our glory stand;
Sur-round Thy favorite land.
And like a wall of guardian fire,
EARTH BELOW IS TEEMING.
REV. JOHN SAMUEL BEWLEY MONSELL, (1811–1875) 1863.
1. Earth be-low is teem-ing, Heaven is bright a-bove; Every brow is beaming 2. For the sun and show-ers, For the rain and dew, For the nurturing hours 3. Earth's broad harvest whitens In a brighter sun Than the orb that lightens
In the light of love; Ev-ery eye re-joi - ces, Every thought is praise; Spring and summer knew; For the golden au-tumn, And its precious stores, All we tread up - on; Send out laborers, Father! Where fields ripening wave,
Hap-py hearts and voices Gladden nights and days.
O Almighty Giv-er!
Bounti-ful and free, As the joy in harvest, We rejoice in Thee. Amen.
On-ward! is the call to - day; Come with ready footsteps, and the call obey.
4 Onward, children! Onward! guardian angels sing;
5 Onward, ever onward! till you join the throng,