6. Christ, whose glory fills the skies

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;
Daystar, 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.

Text Information
First Line: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: 77. 77. 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Name: CHRIST WHOSE GLORY
Composer: Malcolm Williamson, b. 1931
Meter: 77. 77. 77
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright by Edward B. Marks Music Company, New York, NY International Copyright Secured. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Used by permission.



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