12. Before the ending of the day

1 Before the ending of the day,
Creator of the world, we pray,
that with thy wonted favour thou
wouldst be our guard and keeper now.

2 From all ill dreams defend our eyes,
from nightly fears and fantasies;
tread under foot our ghostly foe,
that no pollution we may know.

3 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. Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Before the ending of the day
Author: John Mason Neale (1818-1866)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: Evening; God: Protection of
Source: Based on Te lucis ante terminum, (Latin, before 11th century)
Tune Information
Meter: LM
Key: F Major
Source: Mode VIII

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