Let all things now living a song of thanksgiving
To God the Creator triumphantly raise;
Who fashioned and made us, protected and stayed us,
Who guides us and leads to the end of our days.
God’s banners fly o’er us; God’s light goes before us,
A pillar of fire shining forth in the night,
Till shadows have vanished and darkness is banished,
As forward we travel from light into light.
“Let all things now living” was written by Katherine Kennicott Davis (1892-1980) in the 1920s to fit the Welsh tune Ash Grove (220.127.116.11.D.).
A shape note
arrangement of The Ash Grove