Glory to God in the highest, and upon earth peace

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Glory to God in the highest, and upon earth peace,
Good-will among men:
We praise Thee, we bless Thee, we give thanks to Thee,
We worship Thee, we glorify Thee,
For Thy great glory.
O Lord the King in heaven, God the Father Almighty,
O Lord the only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ,
And Holy Spirit:
O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,
Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us:
O Thou who takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer:
O Thou who sittest at the right hand of the Father, have mercy upon us:
For Thou only art holy, Thou only art the Lord,
Jesus Christ, to the glory of God the Father.
Amen.

Every day will I bless Thee,
And praise Thy Name for ever,
And for ever and ever.
Vouchsafe, O Lord, through this day also
That we may be kept without sin,
Blessed art Thou, O Lord God of our fathers,
And praised and glorified be Thy Name
For ever and ever. Amen.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord: teach me Thy judgments.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord: teach me Thy judgments.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord: teach me Thy judgments.
O Lord, Thou hast been our refuge from generation to generation:
I have said: O Lord, have mercy upon me,
Heal my soul, for I have sinned against Thee.

O Lord, to Thee have I fled for refuge: teach me to do Thy will,
For Thou art my God,
For with Thee is the fountain of life.
In Thy light shall we see light:
Extend Thy mercy to them that know Thee.

Songs and Hymns of Earliest Greek Christian Poets, 1876

Translator: Allen W. Chatfield

Chatfield, Allen William, M.A., born at Chatteris, Oct. 2nd, 1808, and educated at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was Bell's Univ. Scholar and Members' Prizeman. He graduated in 1831, taking a first class in classical honours. Taking Holy Orders in 1832, he was from 1833 to 1847 Vicar of Stotfold, Bedfordshire; and since 1847 Vicar of Much-Marcle, Herefordshire. Mr. Chatfield has published various Sermons from time to time. His Litany, &c. [Prayer Book] in Greek verse is admirable, and has been commended by many eminent scholars. His Songs and Hymns of Earliest Greek Christian Poets, Bishops, and others, translated into English Verse, 1876, has not received the attention of hymnal compilers which it merits. One… Go to person page >

Author: Anonymous

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First Line: Glory to God in the highest, and upon earth peace
Translator: Allen W. Chatfield
Author: Anonymous
Language: English

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