565. All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night

1 All praise to thee, my God, this night
for all the blessings of the light.
Keep me, oh, keep me, King of kings,
beneath thine own almighty wings.

2 Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son,
the ill that I this day have done;
that with the world, myself, and thee,
I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.

3 Teach me to live, that I may dread
the grave as little as my bed.
Teach me to die, that so I may
rise glorious at the awesome day.

4 Oh, may my soul in thee repose,
and may sweet sleep mine eyelids close,
sleep that shall me more vig'rous make
to serve my God when I awake!

5 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise God, all creatures here below;
praise God above, ye heav'nly host;
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Text Information
First Line: All praise to thee, my God, this night
Title: All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night
Author: Thomas Ken, 1637-1711 (alt.)
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Evening
Tune Information
Name: TALLIS' CANON
Composer: Thomas Tallis, 1505-1585
Meter: L M
Key: G Major



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