To God Be The Glory

First hymn, and something in the manner of a dedication for this project.

The original Dylan song – a biting satire on the theology of empire (amongst other things) – is not exactly the most worshipful backdrop to Fanny Crosby's lyrics, but it is great to sing.


Bob Dylan
Fanny crosby
I'm not going to pretend that I had any great purpose in joining these two pieces together, but I like the counterposition where lyrics full of the goodness of the Gospel sit on a melody warning against the injustice and waste that is bound to abound when we take that Gospel and use it as a tool of power or a justification of our selfishnesses.

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