7.6.D. with refrain

We plough the fields, and scatter
The good seed on the land,
But it is fed and watered
By God’s almighty hand;
He sends the snow in winter,
The warmth to swell the grain,
The breezes and the sunshine,
And soft, refreshing rain.
All good gifts around us
Are sent from heaven above,
Then thank the Lord, O thank the Lord,
For all His love.

He only is the Maker
Of all things near and far;
He paints the wayside flower,
He lights the evening star;
The winds and waves obey Him;
By Him the birds are fed;
Much more to men and children
He gives their daily bread.
All good gifts around us, etc.

But best of all, He gave us
His written Word of truth,
The comfort of the aged,
The guide of early youth.
This precious seed is scattered
By those who labour here;
O may it oft be watered
By God the Spirit’s care!
All good gifts around us, etc.