Glory To Thee My God This Night (Tallis’ Canon – 5 Verses) – Organ

Glory To Thee My God This Night ~ Lyrics

1. Glory to thee, my God, this night,
For all the blessings of the light:
Keep me, O keep me, King of kings,
Beneath thine own almighty wings.

2. Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son,
The ill that I this day have done;
That with the world, myself, and thee,
I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.

3. Teach me to live, that I may dread
The grave as little as my bed;
Teach me to die, that so I may
Rise glorious at the awful day.

4. O may my soul on thee repose,
And with sweet sleep mine eyelids close;
Sleep that shall me more vigorous make
To serve my God when I awake.

5. Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise him, all creatures here below;
Praise him above, ye heavenly host:
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Meter: LM. Lyricist: Thomas Ken  (1637 – 1710). Public Domain.

Tallis’ Canon ~ Recording

  • Tune: Tallis’ Canon, composed by Thomas Tallis (c.1505 – 1585). Public Domain.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2020 Richard M.S. Irwin. All rights reserved. ISRC UKTU21900223

 

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