Original Song – “Glory To God” (Part Two)

While writing Glory To God, I imagined a large choir and a dramatic hymn praising God; with the hymn cascading down like rapids into a waterfall in the verses beginning with the chord of C, and climbing back up again to the top in the verses beginning with the chord of F – rising and falling in a dramatic and thunderous fashion as the lyrics flow down – as if cascading down out of Heaven itself.  So here is the first song that I ever wrote – a Christmas Song – Glory To God:

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(Note: Emailed versions of these songs lose their chord alignment and formatting, so refer to the original post and/or the scanned lyric sheet as your guide!)

"Glory To God" (Pg 1) - "In The Name of the Father", Collected Works Volume XV, Copyright 1991, Mark D. Jones, All Rights Reserved "Glory To God" (Pg 2) - "In The Name of the Father", Collected Works Volume XV, Copyright 1991, Mark D. Jones, All Rights Reserved

Glory To God

“In The Name of the Father” – Collected Works Volume XV, Copyright 1991, Mark D. Jones, All Rights Reserved

Verse One:

C  G  C  F           C           F  C   G

Glory to God sing praises, to our Lord

F                  G         F              G

Sing with the angels, sing of His glory —

C   G  C      F                C       F  C   G

Lift up your voice to the glory, of the Lord

——— (Momentary Pause) ———

C    G     C   F       C             F       C G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

F                G        F                  G

Heaven and Earth, rejoice in His presence —

C     G      C     F       C             F    C  G

Bow down before the Lord your God today

F              G              F             G

Christ will return one day in His glory —

C  G C    F            C         F  C   G

Sing with choirs of angels, to the Lord

C     G   C    F       C             F       C G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

Verse Two:

C   G  C    F            C           F       C    G

Christ was born in a manger, Christmas Day

F             G          F                    G

Mary and Joseph, shepherds and Kings —

C      G      C    F          C        F     C    G

Knelt down before their God in Bethlehem

——— (Momentary Pause) ———

C    G    C    F       C             F       C G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

F                G        F                  G

Heaven and Earth, rejoice in His presence —

C     G   C   F        C           F   C   G

Give thanks to the Lord our salvation

F                 G         F              G

Christ is our Savior, let all mankind hear —

C    G C  F                   C         F        C   G

Sing His name with the angels, Christ our Lord

C     G   C    F       C             F       C  G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

Verse Three:

C       G        C   F                C      F       C   G

Come praise His name Hallelujah, Christ our Lord

F             G          F          G

Born in a manger, King of Kings —

C   G  C      F                C       F  C   G

Lift up your voice to the glory, of the Lord

——— (Momentary Pause) ———

C     G    C   F       C             F       C G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

F                G        F                 G

Heaven and Earth, rejoice in His presence —

C  G  C    F                 C             F  C   G

To all the world tell the blessings, of the Lord

F                 G         F            G

Christ is the Savior, of all the world —

C  G C    F            C         F  C   G

Sing with choirs of angels, to the Lord

C                                  G    F       C G

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord

C                                  G

Sing praises to the Heavens

F                 C       F    C  G   F       C G      G   C

Sing praises to the Heavens, Christ is Lord, A-men

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