Creation Praise 2

Galaxy NGC 1569 as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

This is the fourth of four creation themed worship resource posts in honor of Sunday’s Earth Day rallies and celebrations. For more information on the Christian understanding of the care of creation, click here.

Worship Resource:
Creation Praise 2

ONE VOICE:
Psalm 148:1-2 (NRSV)
Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
Praise him in the heights!
Praise him, all his angels;
Praise him, all his host!

ALL SINGING:
Traditional setting: All Creatures of our God and King
United Methodist Hymnal #62, verse 1
Contemporary Setting: All Creatures of our God and King
David’s Crowder’s version, verse 1 (CCLI Song #3608102)

ONE VOICE: Psalm 148:3-6 (NRSV)
Praise him, sun and moon;
Praise him, all you shining stars!
Praise him, you highest heavens,
and you waters above the heavens!
Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for he commanded and they were created.
He established them forever and ever;
He fixed their bounds, which cannot be passed.

ALL SINGING:
Traditional setting: All Creatures of our God and King
United Methodist Hymnal #62, verse 2
Contemporary Setting: All Creatures of our God and King
David’s Crowder’s version, verse 2 (CCLI Song #3608102)

ONE VOICE: Psalm 148:7-10 (NRSV)
Praise the Lord from the earth,
You sea monsters and all deeps,
Fire and hail, snow and frost,
Stormy wind fulfilling his command!
Mountains and all hills,
Fruit trees and all cedars!
Wild animals and all cattle,
Creeping things and flying birds!

ALL SINGING:
Traditional setting: All Creatures of our God and King
United Methodist Hymnal #62, verse 3
Contemporary Setting: All Creatures of our God and King
David’s Crowder’s version, verse 3 (CCLI Song #3608102)

ONE VOICE: PSALM 148:11-13 (NRSV)
Kings of the earth and all peoples,
Princes and all rulers of the earth!
Young men and women alike, old and young together!
Let them praise the name of the Lord,
For his name alone is exalted;
His glory is above earth and heaven.

ALL SINGING
Traditional setting: All Creatures of our God and King
United Methodist Hymnal #62, verse 7
Contemporary Setting: All Creatures of our God and King
David’s Crowder’s version, Alleluias (CCLI Song #3608102)

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For more information on United Methodist beliefs regarding the natural world, click here.

compilation © 2012 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia You are welcome to use this work in a worship setting with proper attribution. Please contact Lisa for information and permission to publish this work in any form.

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2 thoughts on “Creation Praise 2

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