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43. Father, we praise thee, now the night is over

1 Father, we praise thee, now the night is over;
Active and watchful, stand we all before thee;
Singing, we offer prayer and meditation:
Thus we adore thee.

2 Monarch of all things, fit us for thy mansions;
Banish our weakness, health and wholeness sending;
Bring us to heaven, where thy saints united
Joy without ending.

3 All-holy Father, Son and equal Spirit,
Trinity blessed, send us thy salvation;
Thine is the glory, gleaming and resounding
Through all creation.


Text Information
First Line: Father, we praise thee, now the night is over
Latin Title: Nocte surgentes
Translator: Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Language: English
Publication Date: 1973
Topic: Approach to God: Morning
Source: 10th century or earlier
Tune Information
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Paris Antiphoner, 1681

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