96. Creator of the Stars of Night

1 Creator of the stars of night,
thy people's everlasting light,
Jesus, redeemer of us all,
hear thou thy servants when they call.

2 Thou, sorrowing at the helpless cry
of all creation doomed to die,
didst save our lost and guilty race
by healing gifts of heavenly grace.

3 When earth was near its evening hour,
thou didst in love's redeeming power,
like bridegroom from his chamber, come
forth from a maiden mother's womb.

4 At thy great name, exalted now,
all knees in lowly homage bow;
all things in heaven and earth adore,
and own thee King for evermore.

5 To God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit, Three-in-One,
praise, honour, might, and glory be
from age to age eternally.

Text Information
First Line: Creator of the stars of night
Title: Creator of the Stars of Night
Translator: John Mason Neale (1818-1866)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: LM
Scripture: Job 38:1-41; John 3:22-36; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 2:10-18
Topic: Advent; Jesus, Name of
Source: Latin (6th cent.)
Tune Information
Name: CONDITOR ALME
Harmonizer: John Henry Arnold (1887-1956)
Meter: LM
Source: Sarum plainsong, Mode 4
Copyright: Harm. © Oxford University Press



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