To God be the glory, great things He hath done

To God be the glory, great things He hath done,
So loved He the world that He gave us His Son,
Who yielded His life our redemption to win,
And opened the life-gate that all may go in.
  Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
  Let the earth hear His voice;
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord,
  Let the people rejoice;
Oh, come to the Father, through Jesus the Son,
  And give Him the glory; great things He hath done.
Oh, 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.
Great things He hath taught us, great things He hath 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.
Michael Holland

Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria

This hymn is the summary of the Redemption of Christ's believers. It also show that the blood of Jesus Christ is the greatest treasure between God and human. What a love from God and His son Jesus the Christ for such great treasure to have been extended for mere sinful humans.


Praise The Lord!!!

Stephanie Zilch

Pekin, IL, United States

I remember singing this song as a little girl and as an adult it still brings tears to my eyes to know His blood was shed for me. What an amazing life we have in Jesus.

Ivan Nyoni

Block 5, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Hi this song has an ever lasting effect on me. I feel the grace of God all over me.

I started listening to it at school in 1973 when I was 15 years old now I am 59 years old and I still love it. May the Lord be glorified forever in Jesus Name.

Thank you.



To be God the Glory. He give us His Son. Thank You Jesus.

Karl W Sapp

North Pole, Alaska, United States

We are rejoicing evermore, praying without ceasing and working while it is yet day for Christ Jesus our soon-coming LORD and Saviour, Amen! :-)

Scott Hart

Waynesboro, PA, United States

I just woke up with this song on my heart t his morning... Turns out my wife also had the same song on her heart... God wants to remind us that He has forgiven us the vilest offenders... Thank You Jesus!


This song came into my heart this morning to give Lord praise for His greatness. Praise be to God.

Omorinade Onakunle

Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Led by the spirit to sing this song. Indeed Great things He has done. Joel 2:21 says we should rejoice and be glad for the Lord has done great things. Hallelujah

Nganga E

Dimapur, Nagaland, India

We are blessed if we see that all our time belong to God because only to God be the glory, great things He has done.

Third, we may classify the hymns by the sentiment expressed in the hymns. This is the deepest and most important matter in choosing a hymn. The sentiment of a hymn is the tender feeling of that hymn. The more tender a hymn is, the deeper is its sentiment. Two hymns may have the same subject and be under the same subdivision, but there may be a difference between them in sentiment. For example, Hymns, #39 and #52 are both hymns on the worship of the Father, but they have very different sentiments. Hymns, #39 is a good hymn that is full of excitement. Singing this hymn may make us want to shout. In contrast, Hymns, #52 is a very tender and fine hymn, perhaps the most tender and fine hymn in the section on the worship of the Father. If we study and pray over this hymn, we will sense how deep and tender its feeling is.