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173. Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

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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 they inward light impart,
cheer 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
Title: Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
Author: Charles Wesley (1740)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: 77.77.77
Topic: Christian Year: Epiphany; Christian Year: Transfiguration; Christian Year: Easter Vigil (8 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: RATISBON
Harmonizer: William H. Havergal (1861)
Meter: 77.77.77
Key: D Major
Source: J. G. Werner's Choralbuch, 1815



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