7 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

The Hymnal 1982 7

Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
William Henry Havergal, 1793-1870
Tune Source(s)
Geystliche gesangk Buchleyn, 1524 (melody)

1 Christ, whose glory fills the skies, Christ, the true, the only Light, Sun of Righteousness, arise! Triumph over shades of night; Dayspring from on high, be near; Day-star, in my heart appear!

2 Dark and cheerless is the morn unaccompanied by thee; joyless is the day’s return till thy mercy’s beams I see; as they inward light impart, glad my eyes, and warm my heart.

3 Visit then this soul of mine! Pierce the gloom of sin and grief! Fill me, radiancy divine; scatter all my unbelief; more and more thyself display, shining to the perfect day.

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