13. O Gladsome Light, O Grace

1 O gladsome Light, O grace
of God the Father’s face,
the eternal splendour wearing;
celestial, holy, blest,
our Saviour Jesus Christ,
joyful in your appearing.

2 As day fades into night,
we see the evening light,
our hymn of praise outpouring,
Father of might unknown,
Christ, his incarnate Son,
and Holy Spirit adoring.

3 To you of right belongs
all praise of holy songs,
O Son of God, life-giver;
you, therefore, O Most High,
the world will glorify,
and shall exalt forever.

Text Information
First Line: O gladsome Light, O grace
Title: O Gladsome Light, O Grace
Original Language: Greek
Translator: Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930)
Meter: 667 667
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Evening; Jesus Christ, Light; Light (1 more...)
Source: Phos hilaron, Greek hymn, (200?)
Copyright: Tr. © Oxford University Press
Tune Information
Name: NUNC DIMITTIS
Harmonizer: Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)
Meter: 667 667
Key: F Major
Notes: Other harmonizers also



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