Hymn 17
For the beauty of the earth

1. For the beauty of the earth, For the beauty of the skies, For the love which from our birth Over and around us lies Christ, our God, to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise. 2. For the beauty of each hour Of the day and of the night, Hill and vale, and tree and flower, Sun and moon and stars of light , Christ, our God to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise. 3. For the joy of ear and eye For the heart and mindís delight For the mystic harmony Linking sense to sound and sight, Christ, our God to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise. 4. For the joy of human love Brother, sister, parents, child, Friends on earth and friends above, For all gentle thoughts and mild Christ, our God to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise. 5. For each perfect gift of Thine To our race so freely given, Graces human and divine Flowers of earth and buds of heaven, Christ, our God to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise.





Hymn 17 THE PCN New Haven, Enugu