Scripture Verse

My voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord. Psalm 5:3


Edward J. Hopkins

Words: Jo­hann Franck, in An­dachts-Zym­beln, by C. Pe­ter (Frei­berg: 1655), page 276 (Drei­ein­ig­keit, der Gott­heit wahr­er Spie­gel). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ca­the­rine Wink­worth, Ly­ra Ger­ma­ni­ca, se­cond series, 1858. Wink­worth’s orig­in­al trans­la­tion be­gan True Mir­ror of the God­head! The words be­low are a cen­to from Hymns of the Spir­it (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: 1884), num­ber 103.

Music: Ell­ers Ed­ward J. Hop­kins, in the Sup­ple­ment­al Tune-Book, by Ro­bert Brown-Borth­wick, 1869 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Catherine Winkworth


We praise Thee, Lord, with earliest morning ray;
We praise Thee with the glowing light of day:
All things that live and move, by sea and land,
Forever ready at Thy service stand.

The nations all are singing night and day,
Glory to Thee, the mighty God, for aye!
By Thee, through Thee, in Thee all beings are!

The listening earth repeats the song afar.

Thy name is great, Thy kingdom in us dwell;
Thy will constrain, and feed and guide us well:
Guard us, redeem us in the evil hour;
For Thine the glory, Lord, and Thine the power!