The deep, dark secret of the church is that the beliefs and convictions of Christians are often shaped far more by the hymns we sing than the theological tomes gathering dust on our bookshelves. Songs are avenues for praising God, but they are also tools for imparting knowledge. Singing is a theological exercise, so the words printed in hymnbooks or flashed on screens deserve attention and reflection.
— https://sojo.net/articles/creation-hymns/singing-our-theology
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A Hymn We Sung Last Week

God of creation, help us each to understand
how to use the vast resources of both sea and land. 
Teach us how to plant and harvest—not for graft or greed
but that there may be sufficient for a world in need. 


God of creation, we would be creators too, bless our efforts using wisely all that comes from you.

 
Earth’s stores of riches, like life-giving rain and sun, 
are your generous provisions meant for everyone. 
May we use them as intended—never wastefully— 
not just for this generation but those yet to be.

God of creation, we would be creators too, bless our efforts using wisely all that comes from you.

 
Grant us direction as we seek for better ways
to provide for our wellbeing and prolong our days. 
Field and forest, air and water—may we ever share
as stewards in protecting, using them with care. 

God of creation, we would be creators too, bless our efforts using wisely all that comes from you.