Hymns in Our Hearts: The Doxology

I thought I would start with a hymn that is fairly well known and the Doxology fit that criteria! This hymn is somewhat short, but that makes it easy to memorize. The words are very powerful and glorifying to God. It has been an encouragement to many people every since it was written.

The Doxology was written by Thomas Ken in 1674. Thomas Ken was an ordained Anglican priest who lived in England. He lived to be 74 years old.

The Doxology, which is also known by the name Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow, is actually the last stanza of a much longer song. This song is Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun. It is a lovely song eleven stanzas long about honoring God in all we do throughout the day.

Here are the last few stanzas that make up the Doxology. Sing to the tune of Old Hundredth.


Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him, all creatures here below;

Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!

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