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40. Christ, whose glory fills the skies

1 Christ, whose glory fills the skies,
Christ, the true, the only Light,
Sun of Righteousness, arise,
Triumph o'er the shades of night:
Dayspring from on high, be near;
Daystar, in my heart appear.

2 Dark and cheerless is the morn
Unaccompanied by Thee;
Joyless is the day's return,
Till Thy mercy's beams I see:
Till Thou inward light impart,
Glad my eyes, and warm my heart.

3 Visit then this soul of mine;
Pierce the gloom of sin and grief;
Fill me, Radiancy divine;
Scatter all my unbelief:
More and more Thyself display,
Shining to the perfect day.

Text Information
First Line: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
Author: C. Wesley (1740)
Meter: 7s.
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Worship: The Lord's Day; Advent, Fourth Sunday; Epiphany, Sixth Sunday (1 more...)
Notes: Alternate tune #41 or #504
Tune Information
Name: KEINE SCHÖNHEIT HAT DIE WELT
Meter: 7s.
Key: D Major



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