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All Creatures of Our God and King Lyrics and Music

The inspirational words and lyrics of the cherished hymn begin with "All creatures of our God and king Lift up your voice and with us sing" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "All Creatures of Our God and King" hymn were written by its Italian author Francis of Assisi. The author of the hymn, Francis of Assisi, was born on 1181 and died on October 3, 1226. The name of the composer of the blissful music that accompanies the "All Creatures of Our God and King" song of praise has unfortunately been lost over time.  We have placed "All Creatures of Our God and King" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the inspirational lyrics of this popular Christian song and time-honored church hymn.

All Creatures of Our God and King Hymn
Title: All Creatures of Our God and King *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Francis of Assisi*** Name of Composer: Unknown *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

 

 

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the inspirational words of the "All Creatures of Our God and King" lyrics, Francis of Assisi (1181-October 3, 1226), was born in the town of Assisi in the Umbria region of Italy and achieved fame as a founder of the Franciscan order, hymnist, friar and preacher.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: All Creatures of Our God and King
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Francis of Assisi (1181 to October 3, 1226)
Nationality of Author: Italian

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: William H. Draper translated the hymn from Latin to English

Name of Composer of Music: Unknown
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "All creatures of our God and king Lift up your voice and with us sing"
First Publication Date: circa 1225

 

All Creatures of Our God and King Lyrics

All creatures of our God and king
Lift up your voice and with us sing,
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Thou burning sun with golden beam,
Thou silver moon with softer gleam!

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O praise Him! O praise Him!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Thou rushing wind that art so strong
Ye clouds that sail in Heaven along,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Thou rising moon, in praise rejoice,
Ye lights of evening, find a voice!

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Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
Make music for thy Lord to hear,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Thou fire so masterful and bright,
That givest man both warmth and light.

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Dear mother earth, who day by day
Unfoldest blessings on our way,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
The flowers and fruits that in thee grow,
Let them His glory also show.

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And all ye men of tender heart,
Forgiving others, take your part,
O sing ye! Alleluia!
Ye who long pain and sorrow bear,
Praise God and on Him cast your care!

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And thou most kind and gentle death,
Waiting to hush our latest breath,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Thou leadest home the child of God,
And Christ our Lord the way hath trod.

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Let all things their creator bless,
And worship Him in humbleness,
O praise Him! Alleluia!
Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son,
And praise the Spirit, Three in One!

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