J. Grace Hawthorne (b. Salem, N], 1946) wrote this text based on the main theme of the Hebrew acrostic hymn, Psalm 145: all peoples should praise God for his mighty acts, which testify to his compassion and his great power. This hymn thus becomes our cheer leading song as we “Glorify the living Lord above [and] magnify his holy name.”
Hawthorne is a freelance writer living in Atlanta, Georgia. Educated as a journalist at Louisiana State University, she has also worked as a newspaper writer and as an editor in the book division of Time , Inc. Her publications include hymn texts and lyrics for opera and children's musicals, including It's Cool in the Furnace (1973).
After infant baptism; profession of faith by young people; family life services; beginning of church school seasons and Vacation Bible School.
Thomas E. Fettke (b. Bronx, New York City, 1941), a senior editor for Word Inc., composed TELL YOUR CHILDREN for this text. The hymn was published in Lord, We Believe (1980).
Educated at Oakland City College and California State University, Hayward, Fettke has taught in several public and Christian…
Display Title: Tell Your ChildrenFirst Line: God the Father, God of gloryTune Title: TELL YOUR CHILDRENAuthor: Grace HawthorneMeter: 18.104.22.168 refrain 22.214.171.124.7Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4-15; Psalm 78:1-8; Psalm 145Date: 2013Subject: Family and Relationships | ; Love | Our Love for Others; Social Justice |
Display Title: Tell Your ChildrenFirst Line: God the Father, God of gloryTune Title: TELL YOUR CHILDRENAuthor: Grace HawthorneMeter: 87 87 with refrainScripture: Psalm 145:4Date: 1987Subject: Family | ; Home |
Display Title: Tell Your ChildrenFirst Line: God the Father, God of gloryTune Title: TELL YOUR CHILDRENAuthor: Grace Hawthorne, 1939-Meter: 126.96.36.199. with refrainScripture: Deuteronomy 6:6-7; Psalm 145Date: 1996Subject: Education | ; Friendship and Family | ; Witness | ; Work and Leisure |