The United Methodist Hymnal


This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made

This is the day the Lord hath made; 
he calls the hours his own. 
Let heaven rejoice, let earth be glad, 
and praise surround the throne.

WORDS: Isaac Watts, 1709
MUSIC: Lucius Chapin, ca. 1813
Scripture: Psalm 118:24
Theme: Adoration and Praise; Particular Times of Worship: Morning; Particular Times of Worship: Opening of Worship; Service Music: Greeting/Call to Worship