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To God Be the Glory

Words by Fanny Crosby (1820-1915), 1875
Tune: TO GOD BE THE GLORY, by Willam Howard Doane (1832-1915)
Key signature: A flat major (4 flats)
Time signature: 3/4
Meter: with Refrain
Public Domain
Organ Performance at Hymns Without Words
Chords are available in the PDF and small-print modes.
Refrain: Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, Let the earth hear His voice! Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, Let the people rejoice! O come to the Father, through Jesus the Son, And give Him the glory, great things He has done.
1. To God be the glory, great things He has done; So loved He the world that He gave us His Son, Who yielded His life an atonement for sin, And opened the life gate that all may go in.
2. O perfect redemption, the purchase of blood, To every believer the promise of God; The vilest offender who truly believes, That moment from Jesus a pardon receives.
3. Great things He has taught us, great things He has done, And great our rejoicing through Jesus the Son; But purer, and higher, and greater will be Our wonder, our transport, when Jesus we see.