A New Day Dawning

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There’s a new day dawning,
There’s a new day dawning,
Then arise, O children of the light,
Arise and sing!
There’s a new day dawning,
There’s a new day dawning,
When the nations of the world shall worship
Christ the King.

Source: Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #189

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a new day dawning
Title: A New Day Dawning
Author: A. H. Ackley
Publication Date: 1944
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #189

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