Tuesday, 17 July 2007

God and God alone

My wife was playing a song on the piano this evening. Probably because the song is 20 years old we haven't sung it in church for some time. It is simple but the lyrics and music are excellent and sound. I had forgotten how much I enjoy it. I think it will stand the test of time, unlike many Christian songs—though I am told the same is true of hymns, we sing the greats and many lesser ones have been fallen by the way. Written by Phill McHugh.
Verse
God and God alone
Created all these things we call our own
From the mighty to the small
The glory in them all
Is God's and God's alone

Verse
God and God alone
Reveals the truth of all we call unknown
All the best and worst of man
Can't change the master plan
It's God's and God's alone

Chorus
God and God alone
Is fit to take the universe's throne
Let everything that lives
Reserve its truest praise
For God and God alone

Verse
God and God alone
Will be the joy of our eternal home
He will be our one desire
Our hearts will never tire
Of God and God alone

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