An Evening Hymn

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1 All praise to You, my God, this night,
For all the blessings of the light.
Keep me, O keep me, King of kings,
Beneath the shelter of Your wings.

2 Forgive me, Lord, for this I pray,
The wrong that I have done this day.
May peace with God and neighbor be,
Before I sleep restored to me.

3 Lord, may I be at rest in You
And sweetly sleep the whole night thro'.
Refresh my strength, for Your own sake,
So I may serve You when I wake.

4 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heav'nly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Baptist Hymnal, 1991

Author: Thomas Ken

Ken, Thomas, D.D. The bare details of Bishop Ken's life, when summarised, produce these results:—-Born at Berkhampstead, July, 1637; Scholar of Winchester, 1651; Fellow of New College, Oxford, 1657; B.A., 1661; Rector of Little Easton, 1663; Fellow of Winchester, 1666; Rector of Brighstone, 1667; Rector of Woodhay and Prebendary of Winchester, 1669; Chaplain to the Princess Mary at the Hague, 1679; returns to Winchester, 1680; Bishop of Bath and Wells, 1685; imprisoned in the Tower, 1688; deprived, 1691; died at Longleat, March 19, 1711. The parents of Ken both died during his childhood, and he grew up under the guardianship of Izaak Walton, who had married Ken's elder sister, Ann. The dominant Presbyterianism of Winchester and Ox… Go to person page >

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TALLIS' CANON

TALLIS CANON is one of nine tunes Thomas Tallis (PHH 62) contributed to Matthew Parker's Psalter (around 1561). There it was used as a setting for Psalm 67. In the original tune the melody began in the tenor, followed by the soprano, and featured repeated phrases. Thomas Ravenscroft (PHH 59) publish…

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #449
The Cyber Hymnal #113
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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #441
The United Methodist Hymnal #682

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #449TextImageAudioScore
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #410Image
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #592Text
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #63
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #223Text
Common Praise (1998) #25Text
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #14Text
Complete Anglican Hymns Old & New #212
Complete Mission Praise #176
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #565Text
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #565Image
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #675TextImageAudioFlexscore
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #43TextImage
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #10
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #274
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #162
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #394ImageFlexscore
Lutheran Service Book #883Text
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #542TextImage
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #1046Image
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #441TextImageAudioScore
Rejoice in the Lord #77Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #53
Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #502
Songs for Life #78Text
The Cyber Hymnal #113TextAudioScore
The New Century Hymnal #100Image
The United Methodist Hymnal #682TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
The Worshiping Church #361Image
Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #558
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #401TextImageFlexscore
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #440Text
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #36



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