To You Alone

Praise, honor, glory, majesty
all to you, oh God

The words fall out easily enough
because we have heard them so many times
We know that we should
praise you
honor you
give glory to you
submit to your majesty
but then we arrive at the unsettling conclustion
that we do not know how

We, too well, know how to seek
praise, honor, glory, and majesty
but when it comes to giving
we are pitifully ignorant

So God, you alone who are worthy of such things
make us a people
who praise you in word, thought and deed
who honor you with our hearts and lips
who give you glory in all things
who come to grips with your majesty
and what that means for us, self serving as we are

Praise, honor, glory and majesty
to you alone, forever and ever.

Published in: on January 14, 2007 at 6:30 pm  Leave a Comment  

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