Please give today to support Hymnary.org during one of only two fund drives we run each year. Each month, Hymnary serves more than 1 million users from around the globe, thanks to the generous support of people like you, and we are so grateful. 

Tax-deductible donations can be made securely online using this link.

Alternatively, you may write a check to CCEL and mail it to:
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

All Glory Be to God Alone

Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.

Translator: W. G. Polack

(no biographical information available about W. G. Polack.) Go to person page >

Author: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: All glory be to God alone, Forevermore the highest one
Title: All Glory Be to God Alone
German Title: All Ehr und Lob soll Gottes sein
Author: Martin Luther
Translator: W. G. Polack
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: J. Klug, Geistliche Lieder, Wittenberg, 1543
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1941 Concordia Publishing House

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Christian Worship (1993) #262

Christian Worship #936

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #36

Lutheran Service Book #948

Lutheran Worship #210

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us