PSALM 104:24-34, 35b
METER: LMD (88 88 88 88)
SUGGESTED TUNE: HE LEADETH ME
1. O Lord, how man-y are your works!
In wis-dom you have made them all.
Full of your crea-tures is the earth.
There is the sea, so great and wide,
Teem-ing with things in-num-era-ble,
The liv-ing things both small and great;
There go the ships; sea mon-sters play.
They look to you for food they need.
2. They eat the food that you give them.
You pro-vide food, and they are filled.
You turn a-way, and they're a-fraid;
When you re-move their breath from them
They die, and they re-turn to dust.
But when you send your spi-rit forth,
They are cre-at-ed all a-new,
And you give new life to your earth.
3. May Yah-weh's glory e'er en-dure,
May he re-joice in all his works;
Earth trem-bles when he looks on it,
He touch-es moun-tains and they smoke.
I'll sing to God long as I live;
I'll praise him ev-er with a song.
May he be pleased with all my thoughts;
For I re-joice and bless the Lord.
Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Sing the Psalms! by Dale A. Schoening. Copyright 1988 Dale A. Schoening, except last line reprinted by permission of the publisher from Supplementary Volume to Sing the Psalms by Dale A. Schoening. Copyright 1992 Dale A. Schoening. Alt. 2001 Dale A. Schoening.