All Nature’s works his praise declare

All Nature’s works his praise declare. Henry Ware, Jr.* (1794-1843).  This hymn is dated 9 November 1822 (JJ, p. 1233). This was during Ware’s time as pastor of the Second Unitarian Church at Boston (later incorporated into First Church: see It was entitled, with nice Unitarian plainness, ‘On opening an Organ’:  All nature’s works his praise declare   To whom they all belong; There is a voice in every star,   In every breeze a song.  Sweet music fills the world abroad   With strains of love and power; The stormy sea sings praise to God -   The thunder and the shower.  To God the tribes of ocean cry,   And birds upon the wing; To...

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