188. Sunset to Sunrise Changes Now

1 Sunset to sunrise changes now,
for God doth make his world anew;
on the Redeemer's thorn-crowned brow
the wonders of that dawn we view.

2 E'en though the sun withholds its light,
lo! a more heavenly lamp shines here,
and from the cross on Calvary's height
gleams of eternity appear.

3 Here in o'er-whelming final strife
the Lord of life hath victory,
and sin is slain, and death brings life,
and earth inherits heaven's key.

Text Information
First Line: Sunset to sunrise changes now
Title: Sunset to Sunrise Changes Now
Author: Clement of Alexandria (170?-220?)
Paraphraser: Howard Chandler Robbins (1876-1952)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: LM
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Holy Week (Good Friday)
Tune Information
Composer (attributed to): Elkanah Kelsay Dare (1782-1826)
Meter: LM
Key: c minor

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