Life's Orient Morn Hath Passed Away

Life’s orient morn hath passed away

Author: Maria V. G. Havergal (1868)
Tune: ERNAN (Mason)
Published in 1 hymnal

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Full Text

1 Life’s orient morn hath passed away
Hushed all the clamorous cares of day;
Through twilight calm soft steals one chime,
It shall be light at evening time.

2 Life’s western portal opes for me;
Death’s darkening valley near I see;
This promise meets my dimming sight:
At evening time it shall be light.

3 Jesus, my light of life, draw near,
Shine on my darkness, chase each fear;
Stand by me in life’s closing fight,
And cheering say, I am thy light.

4 Washed in Thy precious blood alone,
Arrayed in righteousness Thine own,
From evening time I pass away,
To Heaven’s eternal shadeless day.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8014

Author: Maria V. G. Havergal

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Text Information

First Line: Life’s orient morn hath passed away
Title: Life's Orient Morn Hath Passed Away
Author: Maria V. G. Havergal (1868)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Place of Origin: Bewdley, Red Hill, Worcestershire, England
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8014
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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