Something Beautiful for God

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Shirley Erena Murray
Tune Name: PHYLLIS'S SONG

Lyrics as Poetry

Something beautiful for God,
in my seeing,
in my being,
something beautiful for God
let the Spirit make of me.Something only I can be,
in my choosing
or refusing,
something only I can be
let the Spirit work in me.Something meaningful and true,
in my living
and believing,
something meaningful and true,
something beautiful and new.


Words by
Shirley Erena MurrayCopyright © 2000 by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA

Comments About Song

Comment by
SHIRLEY ERENA MURRAY
from her book
“Faith Makes the Song” (#34):


“A hymn of personal dedication,
echoing words attributed to Mother Teresa.”


Faith Makes the Song
is published by:Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, IL USA


Audio Sample for "Something Beautiful
for God"

One Verse
played on piano

Scripture References

  • Matthew 5:1-9
  • Matthew 6:19-21
  • Matthew 25:34-40
  • John 15:8-12
  • 1 Corinthians 12:4-26
  • 1 Corinthians 12:31-14:1a
  • Philippians 4:4-8
  • 1 John 4:7-12

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Commitment, Dedication
  • Faith
  • Intergenerational
  • Spirit
  • Trust

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