Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The Glory Of The Spring How Sweet!

The glory of the spring how sweet!
The new-born life how glad!
What joy the happy earth to greet
In new, bright raiment clad!

Divine Redeemer, Thee I bless;
I greet Thy going forth;
I love Thee in the loveliness
Of Thy renewed earth.

New Lambs In the Meadow

But O these wonders of Thy grace,
These nobler works of Thine,
These marvels sweeter far to trace,
The new births more divine:

This new-born glow of faith so strong,
This bloom of love so fair,
This new-born ecstasy of song,
And fragrancy of prayer!

 Spring Wildflowers
Yellow Arrowleaf  and blue Lupine bloom
 in the Salt River Mountains

Creator Spirit, work in me
These wonders sweet of Thine;
Divine Redeemer, graciously
Renew this heart of mine.

Still let new life and strength upspring,
Still let new joy be given;
And grant the glad new song to ring
Through the new earth and Heaven.

Springtime Wildflowers bloom in Charon's Garden Wilderness
Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge
Southwestern Oklahoma

"The Glory Of Spring How Sweet!
Words by Thomas H. Gill
Music by Frederick G. Baker

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