Scripture Verse

God said, Let there be light: and there was light. Genesis 1:3

Introduction

Words: Ri­chard Comp­ton, in 140 Folk Songs, Con­cord Ser­ies Num­ber 7, 1921.

Music: Comp­ton (Eng­lish) old Eng­lish tune (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you have ac­cess to a good head-and-shoul­ders pho­to of Comp­ton, would you ?

Lyrics

God, our Father, made the daylight;
God, our Father, made the night;
God made mountains, sea, and sky,
And the white clouds floating high.

God, we thank Thee for the showers;
God, we thank Thee for the dew,
Mighty trees and flowers small;
God, our Father, gave them all.