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Almighty God, tonight

Almighty God, tonight

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

Author: John Mason Neale

Neale, John Mason, D.D., was born in Conduit Street, London, on Jan. 24, 1818. He inherited intellectual power on both sides: his father, the Rev. Cornelius Neale, having been Senior Wrangler, Second Chancellor's Medallist, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and his mother being the daughter of John Mason Good, a man of considerable learning. Both father and mother are said to have been "very pronounced Evangelicals." The father died in 1823, and the boy's early training was entirely under the direction of his mother, his deep attachment for whom is shown by the fact that, not long before his death, he wrote of her as "a mother to whom I owe more than I can express." He was educated at Sherborne Grammar School, and was afterwards… 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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