Finding Strength and Encouragement in “Ancient of Days” by Ron Kenoly

In times of difficulty and uncertainty, music has a unique ability to uplift our spirits and remind us of the unwavering presence of a loving God. Ron Kenoly’s powerful song “Ancient of Days” is one such musical masterpiece that offers hope, encouragement, and a profound sense of peace. Inspired by the lyrics of this beautiful song, we explore its transformative message and how it can uplift our hearts in times of need.

Verse 1:

As Ron Kenoly beautifully sings, “Blessing and honor, glory and power be unto the Ancient of Days,” we are reminded that God is the eternal source of all blessings, honor, and power. In moments when we feel weak or overwhelmed, we can draw strength from knowing that the Ancient of Days is with us, guiding our steps and granting us His grace.


The chorus echoes with the powerful proclamation, “Every tongue in heaven and earth shall declare Your glory.” This reminds us that the praise of the Almighty transcends all boundaries and unites believers in a universal chorus of adoration. Regardless of our circumstances, we can find solace in the fact that our praises join the harmonious symphony of countless voices proclaiming God’s greatness.

Verse 2:

“In dominion and splendor You reign,” Ron Kenoly sings, emphasizing God’s sovereignty and majesty. This verse serves as a gentle reminder that even in the face of challenges, God remains in control. We can trust in His divine plan, knowing that He orchestrates every aspect of our lives with love and wisdom.


The bridge of the song proclaims, “Nothing compares to the promise I have in You.” These words hold immense power, offering us steadfast hope that surpasses any earthly desires or temporary setbacks. The promise of God’s love, salvation, and eternal companionship is unparalleled and brings comfort to weary hearts.

Ron Kenoly’s “Ancient of Days” is more than a song; it is a source of strength, encouragement, and hope. Its timeless lyrics remind us of God’s unchanging nature and His everlasting presence in our lives. Through the highs and lows, we can find solace and reassurance in the words of this uplifting anthem. So, let the music wash over you, let the lyrics resonate within your soul, and allow the Ancient of Days to fill your heart with His love and grace, empowering you to face any challenge that lies ahead.

AllWorship Program Director Therese Romano

Note: The referenced lyrics from Ron Kenoly’s version of “Ancient of Days” were written by Jamie Harvill and Gary Sadler

2 Responses to Ancient of Days

  1. Margaret Wrein says:

    Awesome! I like the way that the words to the song- Ancient of Days are explained to us! This an awesome song for a Sermon or vice versa!

  2. Pam Rehbein says:

    Love that song!

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