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30. God, that Madest Earth and Heaven

1 God, that madest earth and heaven,
darkness and light,
who the day for toil hast given,
for rest the night;
may thine angel-guards defend us,
slumber sweet thy mercy send us;
holy dreams and hopes attend us,
this livelong night.

2 Guard us waking, guard us sleeping,
and, when we die,
may we in thy mighty keeping
all peaceful lie:
when the last dread call shall wake us,
do not thou our God forsake us,
but to reign in glory take us
with thee on high.

Text Information
First Line: God, that madest earth and heaven
Title: God, that Madest Earth and Heaven
Author (st. 2): Richard Whately (1787-1863)
Author (st. 1): Reginald Heber (1783-1826)
Meter: 84 84 888 4
Language: English
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ;
Topic: Evening; Funeral
Tune Information
Meter: 84 84 888 4
Key: F Major
Source: Welsh trad.; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906, alt.

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