IPC Messenger 2017 September 2017 - Page 6

Family Corner SEPTEMBER 2017 Years 1-10 Years 11-15 How Great Thou Art What Child Is This Traditional English carol Adapted by William C. Dix, ca. 1865 Stuart K. Hine, 1949; alt. O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made, I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder, Thy pow’r thro’out The universe displayed. What child is This, Who, laid to rest, On Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King, Whom shepherds guard and angels sing: Haste, haste to bring Him laud, The babe, the son of Mary. Refrain: Then sings my soul, My Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art, How great Thou art! Then sings my soul, My Savior God, to Thee: How great Thou art How great Thou art! Why lies He in such mean estate, Where ox and ass are feeding? Good Christian, fear; for sinners here The silent Word is pleading. Nails, spear, shall pierce Him through; The cross be borne for me, for you: Hail, hail the Word made flesh, The babe, the son of Mary. When thro’ the woods And forest glades I wander And hear the birds Sing sweetly in the trees, When I look down From lofty mountain grandeur, And hear the brook And feel the gentl