1 All praise to thee, my God, this night,
for all the blessings of the light;
keep me, O keep me, King of kings,
beneath thine own almighty wings.
2 Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son,
the ills that I this day have done;
that with the world, myself, and thee,
I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
3 O may my soul on thee repose,
and with sweet sleep mine eyelids close;
sleep that may me more vig'rous make
to serve my God when I awake.
4 When in the night I sleepless lie,
my soul with heav'nly thoughts supply;
let no ill dreams disturb my rest,
no pow'rs of darkness me molest.
5 O when shall I in endless day
forever chase dark sleep away,
and hymns with the supernal choir
incessant sing, and never tire!
6 Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, ye heav'nly host:
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
|First Line:||All praise to thee, my God, this night|
|Title:||All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night|
|Author:||Thomas Ken (1695, 1709)|
|Topic:||Doxologies; The Church: Evening|