Carpenter, Carpenter, Make me a Tree


Carpenter, carpenter make me a tree,
That's the work of somebody far greater than me;
Gardener, gardener shape me a flower,
That's the work of somebody with far greater power.

Somebody greater than you or me,
Put the apple in the apple tree;
The flower in the Earth and the fish in the sea,
That's the work of somebody far greater than me.

Builder, now raise up a coloured rainbow,
That's something far greater than people could know;
Farmer, I ask you design me some corn,
That's somebody greater than any man born.


Now, electrician, will you light me a star,
That's the work of somebody who's greater by far;
Plumber, connect up the river and sea,
That's the work of somebody far greater than me.


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Anthony, United Kingdom

5 July 2015 at 8:18am

Which God is this referring too?

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imi, United States

30 May 2015 at 2:16pm

a good song i sing it in assembly

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Bo Diddly, Nothing, Nowhere

22 February 2015 at 7:58pm

What's really impressive is we're now capable of doing pretty much everything this song lists except the star, and seeing as how we already have a pretty good idea as to how they're made, I reckon actually designing them isn't to far off.

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megan, darlington

23 January 2015 at 4:16pm

i can not get this out my head This is a great song i love it.

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Addison Medley, United States

27 May 2014 at 12:06pm

Audio clip PLEASE!!!! *sigh*

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alice, burnley

2 April 2014 at 5:32pm

i sing this song at school in singing assembly.

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Martha, Mali

13 November 2012 at 6:15pm

This is a great song i love it. I have just song it in choir at school and everyone else agreed it was great as well.

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Lauren, Ecuador

31 May 2012 at 12:38pm

you should have all the lyrics!

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Med, United Kingdom

12 March 2012 at 5:11pm

indeed this song shows us the power of god over all creation

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Christina, United States

15 September 2011 at 2:26pm

I love the song! Its so cute and it has a great, deeper meaning!

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Nivedita Ex Alain India, India

24 August 2011 at 8:05am

it would be more helpful to have an audio clip along with the words

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Shweta, India

16 August 2011 at 10:24am

It would be really helpful if I could find the sheet music for this too!

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