How Majestic Is Your Name

Author: Michael W. Smith

Michael Whitaker Smith was born October 7, 1957 to Paul and Barbara Smith in Kenova, West Virginia. A sister named Kim would follow. Michael was a typical boy – active in baseball, his family’s church activities, and playing piano. But in not-so-typical fashion, he wrote his first song at age five. At the age of ten, he made a decision to give his life to Christ. He dreamed of playing professional baseball. Michael attended college at Marshall University in West Virginia but after one semester dropped out to move to Nashville and pursue a career in music. (side note trivia: In 1992 Michael received an honorary Doctorate of Music degree from Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, West Virginia.) The years 1979-1981 are best written… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth (Smith)
Title: How Majestic Is Your Name
Author: Michael W. Smith
Meter: Irregular
Copyright: Copyright 1981 by Meadowgreen Music Co.

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Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #306
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #29
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #52
Chalice Hymnal #63
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #613Text InfoAudio
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #40
Renew! #98
Sing Joyfully #9
Sing the Faith #2023
Sing With Me #30
Sing! A New Creation #24Audio
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #121
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #313
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #783a
The Faith We Sing #2023
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #30
The Worshiping Church #61
Worship and Rejoice #42



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