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102. A brighter dawn is breaking

1 A brighter dawn is breaking,
And earth with praise is waking;
For thou, O King most highest,
The power of death defiest;

2 And thou hast come victorious,
With risen Body glorious,
Who now for ever livest,
And life abundant givest.

3 O free the world from blindness,
And fill the world with kindness,
Give sinners resurrection,
Bring striving to perfection;

4 In sickness give us healing,
In doubt thy clear revealing,
That praise to thee be given
In earth as in thy heaven.

Text Information
First Line: A brighter dawn is breaking
Author: Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936
Meter: 77 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Topic: The Christian Year: Eastertide; St. Luke: October 18th; Sickness and Health
Tune Information
Meter: 77 77
Key: A Major
Source: Selnecker's Christliche Psalmen, Leipzig, 1587 (later form of melody)

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