Triple Beam of Glory

Triple Beam of glory

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

Triple Beam of glory,
Through the darkness poured;
One the Light eternal
In our blessed Lord:
Give us in the morning,
Gladness for the day,--
All our life adorning,
Chase the night away.

Glory of the Father,
Glory of the Son,
Glory of the Spirit,
Blessed Three in One:
Let Thy beams united--
Brighter than the sun,
Lighten men benighted--
Blessed Three in One.

Men in darkness sitting
Scan the eastern skies,--
Glory of the Father,
On their night arise.
Give the morn supernal,
Give the endless day;--
Light of light eternal,
Banish night away.

Hearts are dark with sorrow,
Minds are dull with care,
Clouds of doubt envelop
Mankind everywhere.
Triple Beam of gladness,
Through the ages poured,
Give us joy for sadness,--
Shine upon us, Lord.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1857, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

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First Line: Triple Beam of glory
Title: Triple Beam of Glory
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: D
Language: English



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