To tune of “Sing of the Lord’s Goodness”
- This is the beginning of all the creation. / This is the day life burst forth. / God sang into being all that is around us / In east and west, south and north.
Refrain: Sing praise to our God with wonder and rejoicing. / Sing of God’s great glory and deep care. / Creation, redemption, wisdom, liberation, / Here now are the gifts we share.
- This is the great journey into our new freedom; / Our God today brought us out / From Pharaoh’s oppression, into our new homeland; / God frees us despite our doubt.
- This is the day angels rolled back the grey tombstone. / O, death, where now is your sting? / For Christ is arisen and comes to feast with us. / All robed in new life, we sing.
- This is the new advent of the Holy Spirit, / Red tongues of flame now descend. / Ever she is with us, comforting and guiding, / Our advocate and our friend.
- This is the grand banquet of Jesus’ new kingdom; / Here is the abundant feast. / All nations together join in joy and justice. / Binding all are cords of peace.
(As always, feel free to use and share… just give me credit and talk to me if you want to adapt it.)