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Singing through the Year: Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies

Singing through the Year: Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies

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Titled "Morning Hymn" by its author, Charles Wesley, this week's hymn directs us to worship Christ as the light of the world and invites his light into our hearts.

Listen: a congregational-like setting and a (gorgeous!) choral arrangement.

Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies

Christ, whose glory fills the skies,
Christ, the true and only Light,
Sun of righteousness, arise,
triumph o'er the shade of night;
Day-spring from on high, be near;
Day-star, 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,
glad 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.

Singing through the Year features a hymn related to next Sunday's readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Each hymn will be sung at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Cincinnati, Ohio) where I am the organist.

Singing through the Year: My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less

Singing through the Year: My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less

Singing through the Year: In Christ There Is No East or West

Singing through the Year: In Christ There Is No East or West