212. 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;
day-star, in my heart appear.

2 Dark and cheerless is the morn
if you seem not close to me;
joyless is the day's return,
till your mercy's beams I see,
till 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 yourself display,
shining to the perfect day.

Text Information
First Line: Christ, whose glory fills the skies
Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-88
Meter: 77.77.77
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Doubt; Easter Eve; Grief (9 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Henry Thomas Smart, 1813-79
Meter: 77.77.77
Key: D Major

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