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Glory Be to God on High

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Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace, good will towards me (Chant)

Tune: [Chant] (Scottish 17123)
Published in 207 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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Representative Text

Glory be to God on high,
and on earth peace, good will toward men.
We praise Thee, we bless Thee,
we worship Thee, we glorify Thee,
we give thanks to Thee for Thy great glory:
O Lord God, heavenly King;
God the Father Almighty.
O Lord, the only begotten Son, Jesus Christ:
O Lord God, Lamb of God,
Son of the Father;
That takest away the sins of the world,
have mercy upon us.
Thou that takest away the sins of the world,
receive our prayer.
Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.
For Thou only art holy;
Thou only art the Lord;
Thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost,
art the most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #630

Text Information

First Line: Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace, good will towards me (Chant)
Title: Glory Be to God on High
Latin Title: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #630

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #100

Common Praise (1998) #679


New English Praise #695b


Small Church Music #1861d

The Baptist Hymnal #707

The Christian Life Hymnal #613


The Hymnal 1982 #S201


The Hymnal 1982 #S202


The Hymnal 1982 #S203

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The Hymnal 1982 #S204


The New English Hymnal #542c

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The United Methodist Hymnal #82

The Worshiping Church #824

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