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At Length There Dawns the Glorious Day

At length there dawns the glorious day

Author: Ozora Stearns Davis
Tune: ALL SAINTS NEW
Published in 54 hymnals

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1 At length there dawns the glorious day
By prophets long foretold;
At length the chorus clearer grows
That shepherds heard of old.
The day of dawning Brotherhood
Breaks on our eager eyes,
And human hatreds flee before
The radiant eastern skies.

2 For what are sundering strains of blood,
Or ancient caste and creed?
One claim unites all men in Christ
To serve each human need.
Then here together, brother men,
We pledge the Christ anew
Our loyal love, our stalwart faith,
Our service strong and true.

3 One common faith unites us all,
We seek one common goal,
One tender comfort broods upon
The struggling human soul.
To this clear call of Brotherhood
Our hearts responsive ring;
We join the glorious new crusade
Of our great Lord and King.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #405

Author: Ozora Stearns Davis

Born: Ju­ly 30, 1866, Wheel­ock, Ver­mont. Died: March 15, 1931, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Davis grew up in White Ri­ver Junc­tion, Ver­mont, and by age 15 was an ex­pert tel­e­graph op­er­at­or. He at­tend­ed St. Johns­bu­ry Acad­e­my and grad­u­at­ed from Dart­mouth Coll­ege, Han­o­ver, New Hamp­shire, in 1889. With the aid of a fel­low­ship from Hart­ford The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­ary, he earned a PhD in Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny. He pas­tored in Spring­field, Ver­mont; New­ton­ville, Mas­sa­chu­setts, and New Bri­tain, Con­nec­ti­cut. From 1909-29, he was pres­i­dent of Ch­i­ca­go The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­ary. In 1927 he be­came Mod­er­at­or of the Na­tion­al Coun­cil of Con… Go to person page >

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First Line: At length there dawns the glorious day
Title: At Length There Dawns the Glorious Day
Author: Ozora Stearns Davis
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D

Tune

ALL SAINTS NEW

Henry Stephen Cutler (b. Boston, MA, 1824; d. Boston, 1902) composed ALL SAINTS NEW in 1872 for Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) text "The Son of God Goes Forth to War," and the two were published together in Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). That text refers to "the glorious band" of God's people, h…

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