Songs & Hymns

Glory in the Highest to the God of Heaven

(Gloria, Praise, Sending Out)
This is a version 'Gloria in excelsis', one of the oldest hymns in the Christian Church. This hymn picks out important parts of the story of Christ from the words of the angels at Christmas, through the death and rising of Jesus to the reign of Christ as King in heaven.

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Glory in the highest to the God of heaven!
Peace to all your people through the earth be given!
Mighty God and Father, thanks and praise we bring,
Singing hallelujah to our heavenly king.

Jesus Christ is risen, God the Father's Son!
With the Holy Spirit, you are Lord alone!
Lamb once killed for sinners, all our guilt to bear,
Show us now your mercy, now receive our prayer.

Christ the world's true Saviour, high and holy One,
Seated now and reigning from your Father's throne:
Lord and God, we praise you! Highest heaven adores:
In the Father's glory, all the praise be yours!

© Christopher Idle / Jubilate Hymns. Administered by The Jubilate Group, 4 Thorne Park Road, Torquay TQ2 6RX copyrightmanager@jubilate.co.uk.  This song may be photocopied under the terms of the CCLE Music Reproduction Licence. CCLI Song No. 3136258. Please include every item you copy in your annual report, quoting 'Worship Workshop'.

Music produced and mixed by Nic Rowley at Vandborg Studios. Backing tracks arranged, performed and recorded by Nic Rowley, Jane Carr, James Welch and Katie Chatburn.  Recording engineer James Welch at Masterlink Productions. Organist Gillian Lloyd. Recorded on the organ of Guildford United Reformed Church by kind permission of the Elders.

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