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Weekly Hymn: Holy, Holy, Holy

on August 17, 2014

With joy and praise and awe, we shall sing this song – a song that gives tribute to Our Father and His Holiness. Author Reginald Herber wrote this song when he was in India, surrounded by the worship of false gods, and he wanted to sing with joy about the holiness of only one true God, the Lord God Almighty!

Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee.
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty,
God in three persons, blessed Trinity!

Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee,
casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea;
cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee,
which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be.

Holy, holy, holy! Though the darkness hide thee,
though the eye of sinful man thy glory may not see,
only thou art holy; there is none beside thee,
perfect in power, in love and purity.

Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!
All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth and sky and sea.
Holy, holy, holy! Merciful and mighty,
God in three persons, blessed Trinity.

Written by Reginald Heber (1783-1826)

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