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106. Lord of All Being

1 Lord of all being, throned afar,
Thy glory flames from sun and star;
Center and soul of every sphere,
Yet to each loving heart how near!

2 Sun of our life, Thy quickening ray
Sheds on our path the glow of day;
Star of our hope, Thy softened light
Cheers the long watches of the night.

3 Our midnight is Thy smile withdrawn;
Our noontide is Thy gracious dawn;
Our rainbow arch, Thy mercy's sign;
All, save the cloud of sin, are Thine.

4 Grant us Thy truth to make us free,
And kindling hearts that burn for Thee;
Till all Thy living altars claim
One holy light, one heavenly flame.


Text Information
First Line: Lord of all being, throned afar
Title: Lord of All Being
Author: Oliver W. Holmes, 1809-1894
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Worship and Praise: Adoration
Notes: Alternate tune: MARYTON, No. 454
Tune Information
Composer: Virgil C. Taylor, 1817-1891
Key: A♭ Major

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