As well as preaching regularly, he latterly presided at almost half the communion services and attended almost every weekday morning prayer.
In the Church of England since the Reformation matins is used for the order of public morning prayer.
The hymn has been used in Christian worship since at least the 9th century, and was adopted into the Anglican Order of Morning Prayer from the Roman service of matin-lauds.
The Kajars were completely routed and thrown into confusion; but Aga Mahommed, with extraordinary presence of mind, remained in his tent, and at the first appearance of dawn his muezzin, or public crier, was ordered to call the faithful to morning prayer as usual.
The Mishnah attributes to Ezra a decree that each male should immerse himself before reciting the morning prayer or studying.