547. Jesus, Brightness of the Father

1 Jesus, Brightness of the Father,
Life and Strength of all who live,
For creating guardian angels
Glory to Thy name we give
And Thy wondrous praise rehearse,
Singing in harmonious verse.

2 Blessed Lord, by their protection
Shelter us from harm this day;
Keep us pure in flesh and spirit,
Save us from the Foe, we pray,
And vouchsafe us by Thy grace
In Thy Paradise a place.

3 Glory to th'almighty Father
Sing we with the heavenly host;
Glory to the great Redeemer,
Glory to the Holy Ghost;
Three in one and One in Three,
Throughout all eternity!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus, Brightness of the Father
Title: Jesus, Brightness of the Father
Latin Title: Tibi, Christe, splendor Patris
Author: Rhabanus Maurus, 776-856
Translator: E. Caswall, 1814-78 (alt.)
Meter: 87 87 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Michaelmas
Tune Information
Name: UNSER HERRSCHER
Composer: J. Neander, 1650-80 (alt.)
Meter: 87 87 77
Key: B♭ Major



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