Doxology

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Melody - "Old Hundredth", Genevan Psalter, 1551; Seq. by Richard Jordan
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Thomas Ken, 1695

All praise 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. O may my soul on Thee repose,
And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close
Sleep, that may me mor vig'rous make
To serve my God when I awake.

4. When in the night I sleepless lie,
My soul with heavenly thoughts supply,
Let no ill dreams disturb my rest,
No powers of darkness me molest.

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.


Verse 5 is the one that everyone associates with the Doxology. What's wrong with the first four?

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