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66. When Morning Gilds the Skies

1 When morning gilds the skies,
My heart awaking cries:
May Jesus Christ be praised!
Alike at work and prayer
To Jesus I repair:
May Jesus Christ be praised!

2 The night becomes as day
When from the heart we say:
May Jesus Christ be praised!
The pow'rs of darkness fear
When this sweet chant they hear:
May Jesus Christ be praised!

3 Sing, suns and stars of space,
Sing, ye that see His face,
Sing, Jesus Christ be praised!
Let all the earth around
Ring joyous with the sound:
May Jesus Christ be praised!

4 Be this while life is mine
My canticle divine:
May Jesus Christ be praised!
Be this th'eternal song,
Through all the ages long,
May Jesus Christ be praised!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: When morning gilds the skies
Title: When Morning Gilds the Skies
Translator: Edward Caswall
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Morning Hymn
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [When morning gilds the skies]
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Key: C Major



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