All praise to Thee, O Lord

All praise to Thee, O Lord. Hyde Wyndham Beadon* (1812-1891). From The Parish Hymn Book (1863), the book edited by Beadon, Greville Phillimore*, and James Russell Woodford*. It began ‘Glory to Thee, O Lord’, altered to the present first line, perhaps to avoid confusion with ‘Glory to Thee, O Lord’* by Emma Toke*, published a decade earlier in 1852. It has appeared in a number of books, if only because it is one of the few hymns to celebrate the first miracle of Christ at the marriage of Cana (John 2: 1-11):   All praise to Thee, O Lord,   Who by Thy mighty power, Didst manifest Thy glory forth   In Cana’s marriage hour.   Thou speakest, it is done:   Obedient to Thy word, The water...

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