Scripture Verse

The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. Psalm 24:1


Words & Mu­sic: J. Berg Es­en­wein, 1894 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Es­en­wein (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


The earth is the Lord’s, and its full­ness,
And they that up­on it do dwell,
For He its foun­da­tions es­tab­lished—
To Him let your glad an­thems swell.


Sing, sing, sing aloud His prais­es,
Sing, sing, sing His glo­ri­ous praise;
Glad, glad, glad thanks­giv­ing ren­der,
Sweetest songs to Je­sus raise.

The fruits of the earth are His boun­ties,
His gift is the gold­en-hued grain;
He send­eth the sun­shine and sha­dow,
He giv­eth or hold­eth the rain.


The joys of the har­vest thanks­giv­ing,
The Lord, bless­èd giv­er of all,
Hath grant­ed to us, un­de­serv­ing;
Then praise Him, the great and the small.