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

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1 All praise to thee, my God, this night,
for all the blessings of the light!
Keep me, O keep me safe from harm
within the shelter of thine arm!

2 Forgive me, Lord, through Christ, I pray,
the wrong that I have done this day,
that I, before I sleep, may be
at peace with neighbor, self, and thee.

3 O may my soul on thee repose,
and with sweet sleep mine eyelids close.
Refresh my strength, for thine own sake,
to serve thee well when I awake.

4 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise God, all creatures here below;
praise God above, ye heavenly 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 (1674, alt.)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: LM
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Celebrating Time; Evening; Forgiveness (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: Thomas Tallis (1567, adapt.)
Meter: LM
Key: G Major
Notes: May be sung as a canon

Text Information:

Originally consisting of twelve stanzas, this was the bedtime hymn of the boys at Winchester School in England. Now it is one of the best-known evening hymns in English (usually matched with this tune and sung in canon), and its final stanza has taken on a life of its own.

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