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24. O Christ, Thou bright and morning Star

1 O Christ, Thou bright and morning Star,
Now shed Thy light abroad:
Shine on us from Thy throne afar
With Thy pure glorious Word.

2 O Jesus, Comfort of the poor,
I lift my heart to Thee:
I know Thy mercies still endure
And Thou wilt pity me.

3 For Thou didst suffer for my soul,
Her burdens to remove:
O make me through Thy sorrows whole,
Refresh me with Thy love.

4 Then, Jesus, glory, honor, praise,
I'll ever sing to Thee:
And Thou at last my soul wilt raise
To endless joys with Thee!

Text Information
First Line: O Christ, Thou bright and morning Star
German Title: O Christe, Morgensterne
Author: Basil Foertzsch (1609)
Translator: Miss Winkworth (1858, a.)
Meter: C. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Worship: General Petitions; Advent, Third Sunday; Epiphany, Sixth Sunday (1 more...)
Tune Information
Meter: C. M.
Key: A Major
Notes: Source from index: Pub. by Gesius, 1605

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