"O Gladsome Light, O Grace"
by Unknown, c. 200
Translated by Robert Bridges, 1844-1930
THE HANDBOOK TO THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL
(St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1942)p.83
1. O gladsome Light, O Grace
Of God the Father's Face,
The eternal splendor wearing;
Celestial, holy, blest,
Our Savior Jesus Christ,
Joyful in Thine appearing.
2. Now, ere day fadeth quite,
We see the evening light,
Our wonted hymn outpouring,
Father of might unknown,
Thee, His incarnate Son,
And Holy Ghost adoring.
3. To Thee of right belongs
All praise of holy songs,
O Son of God, Life-giver;
Thee, therefore, O Most High,
The world doth glorify
And shall exalt forever.
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Hymn #101 from _The Handbook to the Lutheran Hymnal_
Text: John 1:9
Title: "Phohs hilaron hagias doxehs"
Author: unknown, c. 200
Translated by: Robert Bridges, 1895
Tune: "Nunc dimittis"; _Genevan Psalter_, 1549
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