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Sola Online Worship eResource

We have re-organized and expanded our SOWeR hymns and music page, not only making it more searchable but also adding much more information for our subscribers. Each hymn on our site now has its own web page,with text-only lyrics for use in bulletins and overhead projection, downloadable image files with words and music, lead sheets with guitar chords, as well as pdf files of full hymn scores from the ReClaim Hymnal.

This is a work in progress; it will take some time to complete all of the hymns. Be sure to check back as our online repertoire of music keeps growing!

Sola's Quickguide to Hymn Tunes: 
Check out this table that shows common hymn tunes you'll find on SOWeR's Hymns and Music page. LI

List of Sola & Reclaim Hymns: Download and print this PDF for reference. 

Check out the printed versions:
ReClaim Hymnal Hardcover Pew Edition
ReClaim Hymnal Spiral-Bound Edition

O Beautiful for Spacious Skies

Public Domain

Lead Sheet (PDF)

melody and chords for guitar and voice (full page)

Key of Bb

Music Image (PNG)

melody and words as an image file to paste into bulletins (cropped)

Key of Bb
Text: Kathryn L. Bates
Music: Samuel Ward
Tune: Materna
LBW/WOV Hymn: #n/a
ReClaim/Sola Hymn: #271
Category: General
Scripture: Psalm 33:12

1 O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain; 
For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! 
America! America! God shed his grace on thee, 
And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!

2 O beautiful for pilgrim feet, Whose stern, impassioned stress 
A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness!
America! America! May God mend thine every flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self control, Thy liberty in law!

3 O beautiful for heroes proved In liberating strife,
Who more than self their country loved, And mercy more than life!
America! America! May God thy gold refine,
Till all success be nobleness, And every gain divine!

4 O beautiful for patriot dream That sees, beyond the years, 
Thine alabaster cities gleam, Undimmed by human tears! 
America! America! God shed his grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!