With the Morn in Radiance Breaking

Representative Text

1 With the morning radiance breaking
Earth in all her glory waking,
Sky and sea, Thine own creation,
Hymn Thee, Lord, in adoration.

2 Man whom Thou hast richly dowered,
Blessings on his head hast showered;
All ungrateful, shamed before Thee,
Man alone does not adore Thee.

3 Scarce from sleep my thoughts awaken
When to Thee my vows are taken;
Thou, whose robe is gladsome nature,
Lord of every grateful creature.

4 Death hath many captives numbered
While in peace we calmly slumbered;
Now the newborn day arriving
Summons us to noble striving.

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #79

Author: Franciszek Karpinski

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Translator: W. J. Rose

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Text Information

First Line: With the morn in radiance breaking
Title: With the Morn in Radiance Breaking
Polish Title: Kiedy ranne wstaja zorze
Author: Franciszek Karpinski
Translator: W. J. Rose
Language: English


[Kiedy ranne wstają zorze]


First associated with this text in Fredrik Engelke's Loftangeroch andeliga wisor (1873), TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA is probably a Swedish folk song, but versions of the tune were also sung in Germany in the early 1800s. This charmingly simple tune needs light accompaniment, perhaps just recorders 1 and…

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Hymnbook for Christian Worship #78

Hymns for Worship #123

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The Canadian Youth Hymnal #295


The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #79

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