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Christ, Whose Glory Fills the SkiesRev. Charles Wesley, 1740

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
312aLux PrimaCharles F. Gounod (1818-1893)7.7.7.7.7.7.
312bRatisbonRev. Joachim Neander (1650-1680) in Werner’s Choralbuch, 18157.7.7.7.7.7.

1Christ, Whose glory fills the skies,
Christ, the true, the only Light,
Sun of Righteousness arise!
Triumph o’er the shades of night;
Day-spring from on high, be near;
Day-star in my heart appear.
2Dark and cheerless is the morn
Unaccompanied by Thee;
Joyless is the day’s return,
Till Thy mercy’s beams I see;
Till Thou inward light impart,
Glad my eyes, and warm my heart.
3Visit 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! Amen.
Genesis1:3And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
2 Samuel23:4And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Psalm19:8The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm31:19Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!
Psalm36:9For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Psalm61:8So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.
Psalm97:1The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.
Proverbs4:18But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Malachi4:2But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.
Mark5:19Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
Luke1:31And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
Luke1:78Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,
Luke1:78,7978 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, 79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
John1:9That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
John8:12Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
John12:46I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
Acts2:4And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Hebrews1:6And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
2 Peter1:19We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
2 Peter3:18But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.
1 John3:3And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
Revelation5:9And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
Revelation5:12Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Revelation22:16I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.