O God Of Perfect Holiness (New / Free Song)

A few weeks ago I wrote a song called “O God of Perfect Holiness”, and wanted to share the free chord chart, lead sheet/choir parts, and video below.

The song was written for one of our services where I wanted something that focused us upward on God’s attributes of holiness, faithfulness, righteousness, gentleness, tenderness, and loveliness, in contrast to our sinfulness. It’s a simple four-verse modern hymn.

The lyrics are:

Verse 1:
O God of perfect holiness
Seated high above
What ocean-depths of faithfulness
And sacrificial love
That all of our iniquities
Were placed on Jesus’ head
So we, who once were enemies
Are now his heirs instead

Verse 2:
Oh God of perfect righteousness
True in all your ways
What kindness in your promises
What all sufficient grace
That you would send your Son
To live and die upon the cross
That through his victory he would give
That victory to us

Verse 3:
O God of perfect tenderness
Who welcomes sinners home
What Father-hearted gentleness
In Jesus you have shown
And we will spend eternity
With angels and the saints
Who day and night forever sing
His never-ceasing praise

Verse 4:
Oh God of perfect loveliness
Who made us from the dust
Who saved us from our wretchedness
In you we place our trust
And now to him who sits upon
The throne and to the Lamb
Be blessing, honor, glory, power
Forevermore, Amen!

Jamie Brown. © 2017 Worthily Magnify Music. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Here’s a free chord chart, here’s the free lead sheet/choir parts (thanks to my colleague Andrew Cote for arranging this), and a video (sorry about the poor quality) is below.

5 thoughts on “O God Of Perfect Holiness (New / Free Song)

  1. Melody March 22, 2017 / 8:30 am

    Thanks, Jamie! I love the range and melodic interest. It’s memorable, and yet interesting! I will definitely use this.

  2. Joseph McKinley April 20, 2017 / 2:19 pm

    I really enjoyed this song. Great lyrics and melody line. Glad I stumbled upon your blog. Thanks, and keep it up!

  3. Nancy McDuffie July 9, 2017 / 8:22 am

    Thank you for your lyrics that clearly point to the tender yet perfect righteousness of the Lord. The melody provides a lovely vehicle to move these words into our minds.
    Praise God for the many ways He is using you.

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