680. Father, We Praise Thee

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, with 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
Title: Father, We Praise Thee
Author (attributed to): Gregory the Great (6th century)
Translator: Percy Dearmer (1906)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 11 11 11.5
Topic: The Glory of the Triune God: Praise and Thanksgiving; Particular Times of Worship: Morning; Christian Year: Trinity Sunday (3 more...)
Source: 6th century
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CHRISTE SANCTORUM
Harmonizer: David Evans (1927; alt.)
Meter: 11 11 11.5
Key: D Major
Copyright: Harm. by permission of Oxford University Press. From the "Revised Church Hymnary", 1927



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