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Great Is the Lord

Author: Debbie Smith

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Author: Michael W. Smith

Michael Whitaker Smith was born October 7, 1957 to Paul and Barbara Smith in Kenova, West Virginia. A sister named Kim would follow. Michael was a typical boy – active in baseball, his family’s church activities, and playing piano. But in not-so-typical fashion, he wrote his first song at age five. At the age of ten, he made a decision to give his life to Christ. He dreamed of playing professional baseball. Michael attended college at Marshall University in West Virginia but after one semester dropped out to move to Nashville and pursue a career in music. (side note trivia: In 1992 Michael received an honorary Doctorate of Music degree from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, West Virginia.) The years 1979-1981 are best written… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great is the Lord, and worthy of glory
Title: Great Is the Lord
Author: Debbie Smith (1982)
Author: Michael W. Smith (1982)
Meter: Irregular
Refrain First Line: Great is the Lord, He is holy and just
Copyright: © 1982 Meadowgreen Music Company

Timeline

Instances

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Audio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #12

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #61

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #325

Hymnal #87

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #21

Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship #22

Santo, Santo, Santo #459

Sing Joyfully #7

Sing the Faith #2022

The Celebration Hymnal #140

The Covenant Hymnal #5

The Faith We Sing #2022

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #31

The Worshiping Church #44

Worship and Rejoice #50

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