David Hepburn is a retired minister-of-music, choir director, band director, missionary, teacher, and school president, and a fine tenor and trumpeter. His many compositions are a testament to the works of Jesus he has seen in the lives of others and in his own life.
This beautiful song was written in 1981.
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If I can plant a seed beneath the ground and see it grow,
And live each year to see the sun of spring melt winter's snow,
Then see the waters from the snow form rivers in the land,
I see the evidence of God and His creative hand.
I see the heavens' rainbow adding color to the sky,
I wonder how the desert blooms when all the ground is dry.
The ocean's misty air we breathe while waves dance on the sand,
We see and feel the evidence of God's creative hand.
Now the God who plants the seed of faith down deep
within my heart
Will surely cause that seed to bloom and fully grow.
And that same God who formed creation with the might
of His own hand,
Will tend that seed 'til I before my Savior stand.