Scripture Verse

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24


Words & Mu­sic: Har­old Mar­low, 1899 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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


O day so wondrous,
We take thee to us,
And wear thy glo­ry
In all our hearts;
Thou givest gladness,
Thou soothest sadness,
Thro’ thy bright sunshine,
All care departs.


Sing, sing, sing of His glo­ry;
Sing, sing, sing while we may;
God gives, God gives the sunshine,
He gives, He gives the day!

Behold about us,
Beneath, above us,
All nature trembles
Throbbing with life;
We sing confessing
God’s fullest blessing,
O day so holy,
Calming all strife.


Then join our voices
In happy chorus,
His angels watch us
And with us sing;
They are about us,
Tho’ far above us,
And like the sunshine,
God’s blessing bring.