Holy, Holy, Lord Almighty

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1 Holy, holy, Lord Almighty,
He who was and is to come.
Glory, honor, thanks are due Him,
He who sits on Heaven’s throne.
Worship Him who lives forever;
Give Him praise and bless His power.
Lord, You are worthy, for You created us;
By Your will, we exist each hour.

2 Sing new songs: the Lion of Judah,
David’s Root, has won over all.
Though a Lamb, Jesus triumphed—
Worthy He to open God’s scroll.
He was slain, with blood He purchased
Nations, empires, peoples and tongues.
He has made a kingdom of priests,
Serving God on the earth to come.

3 Join the angels in mighty chorus:
"Worthy is the Lamb who was slain
To receive power, wealth, and wisdom,
Strength and honor," let us proclaim!
Every creature in Heav’n, on earth and
In the sea, sing now again:
"To our great God and to the Lamb
Praise and glory, fore’er. Amen!"

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10380

Author: Susan Helen Peterson

Born: Oc­to­ber 17, 1950, Port An­ge­les, Wash­ing­ton. Died: Ju­ly 23, 2004, Per­al­ta, New Mex­i­co. Susan was the se­cond of two girls in the fam­i­ly. Her fa­ther worked for the Na­tion­al Park Ser­vice, so Su­san en­joyed grow­ing up in Na­tion­al Parks and His­tor­ic Sites across Amer­i­ca. She did her un­der­grad­u­ate work at Stan­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty and earned a BS in ma­the­ma­tics in 1972. The next year she took a one-year grad­u­ate pro­gram at Mult­no­mah School of the Bi­ble in Port­land, Or­e­gon, and re­ceived a Cer­tif­i­cate of Bi­ble up­on com­ple­tion. She de­cid­ed not to pur­sue a ca­reer in com­put­er sci­ence, as she had orig­in­al­ly in… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy, holy, Lord Almighty, He who was and is to come
Title: Holy, Holy, Lord Almighty
Author: Susan Helen Peterson (1999, alt.)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



One of the most loved Welsh tunes, HYFRYDOL was composed by Rowland Hugh Prichard (b. Graienyn, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales, 1811; d. Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, 1887) in 1830 when he was only nineteen. It was published with about forty of his other tunes in his children's hymnal Cyfaill y Cant…

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