This Is My Father’s World

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   This is my Father's World
   Words: Maltbie D. Babcock 1858-1901
   Tune: Frankin L. Sheppard 1852-1930 
   Category: Guidance and God's Care

        G     D/F#      G          C           G          D/F#
1. This is my Fa-ther's world, And to my       lis-t'ning ears,
2. This is my Fa-ther's world, The birds their car-ols    raise;
3. This is my Fa-ther's world, O   let me      ne'er for -get

       G           D/F#                G                    D/F#     G
1. All na-ture     sings, and round me rings The mu-sic     of the   spheres.
2. The morn-ing    light, the lil-y    white De-clare their Mak-er's praise.
3. That though the wrong seems oft so  strong, God is the   Rul-er   yet.

   D/F# G     C  D      G          C                    G 
1. This is my Fa-ther's world, I   rest me in the       thought
2. This is my Fa-ther's world, He  shines in all that's fair;
3. This is my Fa-ther's world, The bat-tle is not       done;

                D/F#                  G                   D/F#       G
1. Of rocks and trees, of skies and   seas- His hand the  won-ders   wrought.
2. In the rust -ling grass I hear Him pass, He  speaks to me ev-'ry -where.
3. Je-sus Who   died shall be sat-is -fied, And earth and heav-en be one.

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