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Dayspring of Eternal DayChristian Knorr von Rosenroth (1636-1689), Translation by Rev. Edward Thring (1821-1887)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
801The Long HoursSir Arthur S. Sullivan (1842-1900)

1Dayspring of eternal Day,
Light from depths of light unending,
Flash on us this dawn Thy ray,
Bright gleams on our faces sending;
Chase, O chase through Thy great might,
All our night.
2Let Thy kindly morning dew,
On our weary hearts down-falling,
Life’s dry, withered sod renew,
Pure, sweet trust and health recalling;
Quicken us with hidden lore,
3Grant Thy love with cleansing fire
Burn out all our cold works’ deadness,
Kindle soul and heart’s desire
In the uprisen morning redness,
That we, ere we set in night,
Stand upright.
4Sun of blessing, lift Thy face,
Light us in Thy glorious keeping,
Guide us into that sweet place,
Through this vale of tears and weeping,
Where the bliss, that thrills on high,
Ne’er shall die. Amen.
Luke1:78Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,