Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: Thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: Thou preparest them corn, when Thou hast so provided for it. Psalm 65:9
Words: From The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 167.
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Thou visiteth the earth with showers,
Thy boundless store supplies its need;
For fields enriched and well prepared
Thou dost provide the sower’s seed.
The furrows where the seed is sown
Are softened by Thy gentle rain;
Thy gracious care and providence
Supply and bless the springing grain.
The year with goodness Thou dost crown
Thy ways o’erflow with blessedness;
The hills and valleys, clothed with green,
Are joyful in their fruitfulness.
The pastures teem with flocks and herds,
The golden grain waves o’er the fields;
All nature, singing joyfully,
Her tribute of thanksgiving yields.