Thou art Worthy

Representative Text

Thou art worthy,
Thou art worthy,
Thou art worthy, O Lord,
To receive glory,
Glory and honor,
Glory and honor and pow'r
For Thou hast created,
hast all things created,
Thou hast created all things;
And for Thy pleasure
they are created -
Thou art worthy, O Lord.

Source: Favorites Number 9: A Collection of Gospel Songs #56

Paraphraser: Pauline Michael Mills

In her teens, Pauline was a pianist for Stockton, California, area churches. In 1975, she was ordained by L.I.F.E. Bible College in Los Angeles. On an evangelism tour, her son told a congregation to offer their favorite scripture and--without telling her in advance--said his mother would write music for it before the service was over. "Thou Art Worthy" was the result. --Daniel Mahraun (from Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou art worthy, Thou art worthy
Title: Thou art Worthy
Paraphraser: Pauline Michael Mills (1963)
Meter: Irregular
Source: Based on Revelation 4:11, 5:9
Language: English
Notes: Polish translation: See "Godzien jesteś"
Copyright: © 1963, 1975, Fred Bock Music Co.


WORTHY (Mills)

WORTHY is a simple chorus that is best sung unaccompanied and in harmony performance tempos on this song vary immensely, but bear in mind that it must not be rushed. Keep one pulse per measure. The song must convey a sense of dignity, awe, and majesty. It is common in the tradition of Scripture sing…

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Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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