359. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

1 Christ, whose glory fills the skies,
Thou, the true, the only Light,
Sun of Righteousness, arise,
Triumph o’er the shades of night.
Day-spring from on high, be near;
Day-star, 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 they 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.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
Title: Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
Author: Charles Wesley (1740)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Scripture:
Topic: The Redeemer
Tune Information
Name: RATISBON
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7.
Key: D Major
Source: "Sächsisches Choralbuch," Leipzig, 1815



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