Hebrew and Christian scriptures affirm God as creator. The hymn calls for humans to be accountable as stewards of the natural world. The text is an acrostic, with each line beginning or containing the English alphabet in order. Appropriate for Earth Day or a service on the environment.
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Biblical sources: Psalm 144: 1-10, 22; Psalms 21, 34, 37, 119. 145
Tune name: TIME AND SPACE
Alternate tune: TERRA BEATA
Hymn content: 3 verses
Hymn style: SATB, organ or piano
Sample text: Verse 1 [an acrostic hymn]
A world of time and space
Before our eyes unfolds.
Creating choices we must face.
Decisions new and bold.
Earth will not be the same;
Foul air brings warming lands.
Green fields are gone. Who, do we blame
when high hills turn to sand?
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