A brighter dawn is breaking

A brighter dawn is breaking

Author: Percy Dearmer
Tune: NUN LASST UNS GOTT
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 A brighter dawn is breaking,
and earth with praise is waking;
for thou, O King most highest,
the power of death defiest;

2 And thou hast come victorious,
with risen body glorious,
who now for ever livest,
and life abundant givest.

3 O free the world from blindness,
and fill the world with kindness,
give sinners resurrection,
bring striving to perfection.

4 In sickness give us healing,
in doubt thy clear revealing,
that praise to thee be given
in earth as in thy heaven.

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #192

Author: Percy Dearmer

Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:— 1. A brighter dawn is breaking. Easter. Suggested by… Go to person page >

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Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #192

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #1

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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #135

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #3

Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #1

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The Cyber Hymnal #629

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The New English Hymnal #102

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