The light that once in Judah shoneAuthor: Hezekiah Butterworth
Tune: [The light that once in Judah shone]
Published in 4 hymnals
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1 The light that once in Judah shone,
We may no more behold;
No bright Shekinah makes its throne
’Mid cherubim of gold;
No more the Pentecostal flame
Returns to holy men,
But God reveals His grace the same
To waiting souls as then.
2 My soul, behold the endless light
In Jesus’ reign begin;
The flame that once without was bright,
Now shines more bright within;
No longer to the eye of sense
The outward vision glows,
But in the inward evidence
Doth Christ His love disclose.
3 Yes, though His rays no longer shine
The golden ark above,
Within the spirit’s inmost shrine
Still glows Immanuel’s love.
There dwells His glory as of yore—
Then cease with doubt thy strife;
In helpless darkness walk no more—
Behold the Light of Life!
Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10198
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