Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

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Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
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Praise God the Father who’s the source;
Praise God the Son who is the course;
Praise God the Spirit who’s the flow;
Praise God, our portion here below!
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Barry House

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

I've only been in Goose Bay, Labrador a little over a year. The church I attend here sings a mix of new contemporary worship songs & old hymns & choruses. I absolutely love this one. They sing it here so loud with such authority, like a proclamation, It gives you chill-bumps. I just love it. And I love the lyrics Hilary from the Bronx mentioned in her comments.

From all that dwell below the skies

Let faith and hope with love arise

Let beauty, truth, and good be sung

Through every land by every tongue


Emily LaGrone

Dallas, TX, United States

I grew up singing this song in the Lutheran Church. I love songs of praise. I give God the glory.


Frank Alcamo

Oceanside, NY, United States

May this Hymn be our very Heart of Worship.


Steve Miller

Detroit, MI, United States

@Harold 10/16/2017 - You could share your writing on Facebook, or create your own website for them. You can download or reference the tunes from hymnal.net or from other web sources. I make songs of the Psalms. I've done about 60 of them. I post them on my website and when I make a new one, or one speaks to me, I share a link to it on Facebook.

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This doxology has been sung more often in church services than any other song.

Thomas Ken was a bold, outspoken 17th century Anglican bishop. Ken's illustrious career in the State Church of England was stormy and colorful. Following ordination in 1662, he served as chaplain to the Bishop of Winchester. Several years later he was sent to Holland, where he was the English chaplain at the royal court of the Hague. But Chaplain Ken denounced so boldly the corrupt lives of those in authority in the Dutch capital that he was compelled to leave after just one year.

Upon his return to England, Ken was appointed to be the personal chaplain of King Charles II. Chaplain Ken continued the same spirit of boldly rebuking the sins of this pleasure-loving English monarch. Yet in spite of this practice, the king always admired his courageous, outspoken chaplain. He referred to him as the "good little man" and when it was chapel time King Charles would say, "Now I must go in and hear Ken tell me my faults."

Soon the King rewarded Thomas Ken by appointing him to be the Anglican bishop of the prestigious Bath and Wells area. But just 12 days after Thomas Ken was consecrated as a bishop, Charles II died and was succeeded by his Catholic brother, James II. Before long Bishop Ken angered the new monarch and was imprisoned in the infamous Tower of London.

Although Ken was eventually acquitted, he was removed from his high office of bishop and forced to spend the remaining years of his life in obscurity.

A noted historian has paid this tribute to the little bishop, "He came as near to the ideal of Christian perfection as human weakness permits." - '52 Hymn Stories Dramatized' by Kenneth W. Osbeck


Harold Willett

Nanjemoy, MD, United States

Through the years when I went to church I always find words to change in the songs. Even Rock and roll songs country etc I've always been able to give then words. I believe it's a gift I've been given but I've never done anything with it. Like praise God from whom all blessings flow praise Him from this church here below. Any ideas on how I can put this gift into action? I cannot sing or write music for that matter but I can find the words each and every single time. I can hear it all in my mind as well and its always been extremely frustrating. Anyway any suggestions I'd appreciate. Thank you.


Hilary

Bronx, NY, United States

The Unitarian Church sings this:

From all that dwell below the skies

Let faith and hope with love arise

Let beauty, truth, and good be sung

Through every land by every tongue


Miracle

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

I just learned this song this past Friday at the Good Friday service. I couldn't stop singing it. I Googled the song to find the words and came to this page. I didn't find the chorus though. Please help.


Sheryl Adesuwa Aguda

Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

I just love the song, it's meaning and how it makes me want to love this Great and Mercyful God more and more. This song easily put me in the mood of prayer and come to God with a heart of thanksgiving. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!!!


Latonya Pender

Norfolk, Virginia, United States

I remember singing this song every Sunday as a child. It's a BEAUTIFUL BENEDICTION!! TO GOD BE THE GLORY!!


Qi'Yin

Dallas, TX, United States

This lovely benediction has been used at my church-house since I was little... I love it.. On Christmas Eve this year, and during Midnight Mass no less....... Another lost soul came home... Father officially opened the doors wide so, that we BOTH saw it. I'm so proud of him and happy The Good Lord Blessed Him with the light of truth and peace and sanctity and peace... AMEN to you all. and Praise Be To God In The Highest!!! * Bows respectfully three times *