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373. The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns

1 The King shall come when morning dawns
And light triumphant breaks.
When beauty gilds the eastern hills
And life to joy awakes.

2 Not, as of old, a little child,
To suffer and to die,
But crowned with glory like the sun
That lights the morning sky.

3 The King shall come when morning dawns
And earth's dark night is past;
O haste the rising of that morn
Whose day shall ever last.

4 And let the endless bliss begin,
By weary saints foretold,
When right shall triumph over wrong,
And truth shall be extolled.

5 The King shall come when morning dawns
And light and beauty brings.
Hail, Christ, the Lord! your people pray:
Come quickly, King of kings.

Text Information
First Line: The King shall come when morning dawns
Title: The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns
Author: John Brownlie, 1857-1925
Publication Date: 1986
Meter: CM
Scripture: Psalm 72; Psalm 96; Psalm 98; Matthew 24-25; Mark 13:24; Luke 21:28
Topic: Advent; Christ the King; Jesus Christ (3 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. STEPHEN
Composer: William Jones, 1726-1800
Meter: CM
Key: F Major



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