My God was with me all the night (Burkett)

My God was with me all the night (Burkett)

Author: Burkett
Published in 28 hymnals

Representative Text

1 My God was with me all the night,
And gave me sweet repose;
His angels watch'd me while I slept,
Or I had never rose.

2 Now for the mercies of the night,
My humble thanks I'll pay;
And unto God I'll dedicate
The first fruits of the day.

3 In midst of dangers, fears and death,
Thy goodness I'll adore;
And praise thee for thy mercies past,
And humbly hope for more.

4 My life, if thou preserv'st my life,
Thy sacrifice shall be;
My death, when death must be my lot,
Shall join my soul to thee.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #CCXLVII

Author: Burkett

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Text Information

First Line: My God was with me all the night (Burkett)
Author: Burkett
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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PETERBOROUGH (Harrison)


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 28 of 28)
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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #390

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d295

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d161

A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the United Brethren in Christ #d233

Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d117

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d329

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Church Hymn Book #CCXLVII

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #a164

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #1

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d284

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Hymns and Tunes #164

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d287

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Hymns selected from various authors #305

The Bible Hymn Book #d154

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The Brethren Hymnal #607

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d240

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d237

The Child's Prayer and Hymn Book #d29

The Christian Hymn Book #d416

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d174

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d420

The Christian Psalmist #d442

The Social Harp #d205

The Social Harp. Rev. #d245

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The Sweet Singer of Israel #190

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