All praise to thee, eternal LordAuthor (v. 2-5): Martin Luther (1524)
Published in 95 hymnals
1 All praise to Thee, Eternal Lord,
Who wore the garb of flesh and blood;
And chose a manger for Thy throne,
While worlds on worlds were Thine alone.
2 Once did the skies before Thee bow;
A virgin's arms contain Thee now;
While angels who in Thee rejoice
Now listen for Thine infant voice.
3 A little Child, Thou art our Guest,
That weary ones in Thee may rest:
Forlorn and lonely is Thy birth,
That we may rise to heaven from earth.
4 Thou comest in the darksome night
To make us children of the light,
To make us, in the realms divine,
Like Thine own angels, round Thee shine.
5 All this for us Thy love hath done;
By this to Thee our love is won;
For this our joyful songs we raise,
For this we sing Thee ceaseless praise.
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892
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|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #219||All praise to thee, eternal Lord||All Praise to Thee, Eternal Lord||Martin Luther||Robert Schumann||188.8.131.52||2 Corinthians 8:9||CANONBURY||G Major||English||1990|