Each week, around the world, thousands of Christian congregations raise their voices in worship to sing the "Doxology". Yet few know the story behind these words, first published in 1709.
This short article from the Christian History Institute's website attempts to remedy that:
P.S. In case you'd like to see the rest of the hymn from which the Doxology was excerpted, here's a link to "Awake, My Soul, And With The Sun":