Scripture Verse

You will not fear the terror of night.@Psalm 91:4–5
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John M. Neale
(1818–1866)

Words: Un­known au­thor, 7th Cen­tu­ry (Te lucis ante terminum). Trans­lat­ed from La­tin to Eng­lish by John M. Neale, 1852, alt.

Music: Rest (Brad­bu­ry) Will­iam B. Brad­bu­ry, 1843 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William B. Bradbury
(1816–1868)

To Thee before the close of day,
Creator of the world, we pray
That, with Thy wonted favor, Thou
Wouldst be our guard and keeper now.

From all ill dreams defend our sight,
From fears and terrors of the night;
Withhold from us our ghostly foe,
That spot of sin we may not know.

O Father, that we ask be done,
Through Jesus Christ, Thine only Son,
Who, with the Holy Ghost and Thee,
Doth live and reign eternally.