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Christ, whose glory fills the skies,
Christ, the true, the only light,
Sun of Righteousness, arise,
triumph o’er the shades of night;
Dayspring from on high, be near;
Daystar, in my heart appear.
Dark and cheerless is the morn
unaccompanied by thee;
joyless is the day’s return,
till thy mercy’s beams I see;
till they inward light impart,
cheer my eyes and warm my heart.
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.

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First Line:
Christ, Whose glory fills the skies
Title:
Christ, Whose glory fills the skies
Author:
Charles Wesley (1740)
Meter:
7.7.7.7.7.7
Language:
English
Copyright:
Public Domain

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Title:
LUX PRIMA (Gounod)
Composer:
Charles F. Gounod (1872)
Meter:
7.7.7.7.7.7
Copyright:
Public Domain