Almighty God, tonight

Almighty God, tonight

Author: John Mason Neale
Tune: RENOVATION
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Mason Neale

John M. Neale's life is a study in contrasts: born into an evangelical home, he had sympathies toward Rome; in perpetual ill health, he was incredibly productive; of scholarly tem­perament, he devoted much time to improving social conditions in his area; often ignored or despised by his contemporaries, he is lauded today for his contributions to the church and hymnody. Neale's gifts came to expression early–he won the Seatonian prize for religious poetry eleven times while a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1842, but ill health and his strong support of the Oxford Movement kept him from ordinary parish ministry. So Neale spent the years between 1846 and 1866 as a warden of Sackvi… Go to person page >

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Almighty God, tonight. J. M. Neale. [Evening.] A child's hymn at "Bedtime,” published in his Hymns for Children, 1842, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and again in later editions. In use in American Songs of Christian Praise, 1880.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #462

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #38

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Carmina Sanctorum #38

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Christian Praise #387

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #172

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1229

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Hymns of Worship #269

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d16

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #46

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d20

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