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O thou who all things dost control

O thou who all things dost control

Author: Anonymous
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

O Thou, who all things dost control,
Chase this dead slumber from my soul!
With reverent joy, with loving awe,
Give me to keep Thy perfect law.

O, let a ray from Thy pure light
Pierce through the gathering shades of night!
Touch my cold breast with heavenly fire,
And holy conquering faith inspire.

This deadly slumber when I feel
Afresh upon my spirit steal,
Then, Lord, descend with quickening power,
And wake me, that I sleep no more!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #512

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

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First Line: O thou who all things dost control
Author: Anonymous

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #512

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #512

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #317

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #382

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Hymns of the Spirit #358

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Vestry Harmonies #37b

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