‘O Worship the King’ (Chris Toml

This hymn, a staple of worship in the church I grew up in, has a complicated history. The lyrics can be traced back to 1561. The music goes back to 1621, and was given a durable form by Johann Haydn early in the 19th century.

I don’t know how many versions of it there are now, but I hope you like this spirited modern adaptation by Chris Tomlin.

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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