All things praise thee, Lord most high

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1 All things praise Thee, Lord Most High,
Heaven and earth and sea and sky;
All were for Thy glory made,
That Thy greatness, thus displayed,
Should all worship bring to Thee.
All things praise Thee, All things praise Thee:
- Lord, may we!

2 All things praise Thee; night to night
Sings in silent hymns of light:
All things praise Thee; day to day
Chants Thy power in burning ray:
Time and space are praising Thee,
All things praise Thee, All things praise Thee:
- Lord, may we1

3 All things praise Thee; heaven's high shrine
Rings with melody Divine:
Lowly bending at Thy feet
Seraph and archangel meet;
This their highest bliss, to be
Ever praising, Ever praising:
- Lord, may we!

4 All things praise Thee; gracious Lord,
Great Creator, powerful Word,
Omnipresent Spirit, now
At Thy feet we humbly bow;
Lift our hearts in praise to Thee;
All things praise Thee, All things praise Thee:
- Lord, may we!

Amen.

The Hymnal: Published by the authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1895

Author: George William Conder

Conder, George William, only son of George Conder, was born at Hitchin, Herts, Nov. 30,1821. After studying at Highbury College, London, he became, in 1845, co-pastor, with Mr. Judson, of High Wycombe Congregational Church. In 1849 he succeeded the late Dr. Winter Hamilton as minister of Belgrave Chapel, Leeds, passing thence to Cheethum Hill, Manchester, in 1864, and Queen's Road, Forest Hill, London, 1870. He died at Forest Hill, Nov. 8, 1874. Whilst at Leeds he assisted in compiling the Leeds Hymn Book 1853. He also published in 1874 an Appendix to that selection to which he contribute "All things praise Thee, Lord most high," and " Lord Jesus, Shepherd of mankind." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnol… Go to person page >

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First Line: All things praise thee, Lord most high
Author: George William Conder

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All things praise Thee, Lord most high. G. W. Conder. [Praise.] Published in 1874, in his Appendix to the Leeds Hymn Book of 1853, No. 6, in 6 stanzas of 6 lines. It is given in many collections, its popularity arising to some extent from its remarkable word-painting. This is a distinguishing feature of the author's compositions both in prose and verse. The hymn is sometimes abbreviated by the omission of one or more stanzas. In Thring's Collection, 1882, No. 249, st. iii. and iv. are thus omitted with advantage.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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