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Send Out Thy Light and Thy Truth

Send out Thy light and Thy truth, let them lead me

Tune: LUX FIAT
Published in 14 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Text Information

First Line: Send out Thy light and Thy truth, let them lead me
Title: Send Out Thy Light and Thy Truth
Meter: 11.10.11.10.10.10
Refrain First Line: Send out your light and your truth
Copyright: Copyright by The American Baptist Publication Society. Used by permission.

Notes

Scripture References: st. 1 = Ps. 43:3 st. 2 = Ps. 139:24b The text for this prayer for divine guidance is a composite of Psalm 43:3 and Psalm 139:24b. The versification (altered) is from the 1912 Psalter. For further commentary on these psalms see PHH 42, 43, and 139. Liturgical Use: As a sung prayer for illumination before the reading and exposition of Scripture, especially for Epiphany; many other occasions in Christian worship. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

LUX FIAT

LUX FIAT is an excerpt from a choral work by Charles F. Gounod (b. Paris, France, 1818; d. St. Cloud, France, 1893), first published in his 1878 collection Chants Sacres. The tune has the characteristics of a twentieth-century Scripture chorus: short, simple, and effective if not overused. LUX FIAT…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5971
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #165
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF, XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Psalms for All Seasons #43A

Text InfoTune InfoScoreAudioPage Scan

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #165

ScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5971

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The United Methodist Hymnal #778

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The Worshiping Church #811

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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