Our God, we thank thee for the night

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1. Our God, we thank
2. thee for the night,
3. And for the pleas-
4. ant morning light,
For rest and food
and loving care,
And all that makes
the day so fair.

Help us, to do
the things we should,
To be to oth-
ers kind and good,
May all we do
in work or play
Be done with love
and rest this day.

Source: Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #45

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First Line: Our God, we thank thee for the night
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1996.



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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