To God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, three in one (Neale)

Representative Text

To God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit, three in one,
praise, honour, might and glory be
from age to age eternally. Amen.

Translator: J. M. 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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First Line: To God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, three in one (Neale)
Translator: J. M. Neale
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Latin hymn, 9th century; translation as in The Hymnal 1940
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2005.

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #812

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #812

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