Our God is Mighty, Worthy of All Praising

Our God is mighty, worthy of all praising

Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson (1976)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #454
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Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson

Margaret Clarkson, whose rarely-used first name is Edith, was born in 1915 into, as Margaret herself described, “a loveless and unhappy marriage” which broke up when she was twelve. The memories of her childhood were of tension, fear, insecurity, and isolation. Margaret was born in Melville, Saskatchewan where she lived until her parents, Frederick and Ethel, and the family moved to Toronto when she was around age four. Throughout her life, she was plagued by pain; initially from migraines, accompanied by convulsive vomiting, and then arthritis—two ailments that accompanied her continually. In Destined for Glory, she related sadly that her mother told her that her first words were “my head hurts.” At age three Margaret, or Ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our God is mighty, worthy of all praising
Title: Our God is Mighty, Worthy of All Praising
Author: Edith Margaret Clarkson (1976)
Meter: 11.10.11.10 with refrain
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1976, InterVarsity Press. Assigned 1979 to Hope Publishing Co. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Tune

VIOLA (Huffman)

Hughes M. Huffman (PHH 123) composed VIOLA in 1976. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship first published the tune in Hymns II (1976) and used it widely at the 1976 IVCF Urbana Conference as a setting for E. Margaret Clarkson's text "Our God Is Mighty." A strong tune with a bold harmonization that suits…

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