This Is My Father's World

by Caitelen

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A modern re-working of a timeless, old hymn. It is also featured in a forthcoming Full of Eyes animation.

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This is my Father’s world

This is my Father’s world / and to my listening ears
All nature sings and round me rings the music of the spheres
This is my Father’s world / I rest me in the thought
Creation breathes his promised peace / His hand such wonders wrought

This is my Father’s world / though thorns and thistles grow
Held fast in faith I watch and wait / His mercies to behold
This is my Father’s world / the battle is not done
Jesus who died will be satisfied and earth and heavn be one

When the weight of my sin is great / Help me Father
To remember my debt is paid
Though this world is a troubled one / courage Oh my soul
For the world He has overcome

This is my Father’s world / O let me ne’er forget
That though the wrong seems oft so strong God is the ruler yet
This is my Father’s world / all things he will employ
By the suffering Son, sovereign love has won / and sorrow will turn to joy

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released January 21, 2017
Vocals: Caitelen Schneeberger
Piano: Caitelen Schneeberger
Arrangement: Caitelen Schneeberger (2016)
Production: Drew Hodge, Desert Springs Studios
Words: Maltbie D. Babcock (1901), Caitelen Schneeberger, Chris Powers (2016)
Music: Traditional tune- Franklin L. Sheppard (1915); Bridge- Caitelen Schneeberger (2016)

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Caitelen Santa Fe, New Mexico

​Caitelen is a singer/songwriter, poet, and recording artist in Phoenix, AZ, whose music is vocally forward, lyrically emphatic, indie pop/rock narrative with a gospel twist. She strives for authenticity in her songwriting that reflects the ebb and flow of doubt and faith, and the beauty, longing, and awe of living in the "now and not yet." ... more

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