O God, who saidst, Let there be light

O God, who saidst, Let there be light

Author: Samuel M. Miller
Tune: LUX DEI
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 O God, who saidst, "Let there be light,"
We lift our hearts and hands to Thee:
Shine in our lives with glory bright,
And scatter far the shades of night,
Thy Word our beacon be.

2 O Christ, who camest as our Light,
God's glory beaming from Thy face,
We pray Thee, raise us to the height
Where Thee we see, O precious sight,
The Lord of truth and grace.

3 O Holy Spirit, shed Thy light
Upon the Word, that we may know
Its saving sentences aright,
And learn to conquer by its might;
Set all our hearts aglow.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #168

Author: Samuel M. Miller

Samuel Martin Miller was a Swedish American Lutheran pastor in the Augustana Synod. He was also an author and composer and the first Dean of the new Lutheran Bible Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1919. N.N., Hymnary Go to person page >

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