The Day Full of Grace

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1 The day full of grace, which we behold
Now gently to view ascending
As God's gracious promises unfold,
Good cheer to the saints is lending,
And children of light in ev'ry land
Rejoice that the night is ending.

2 How blest was that gracious midnight hour
When God in our flesh was given.
The Dayspring appeared in light and pow'r
And spread o'er the darkened heaven.
Then rose o'er the world that Sun divine
Who gloom from our hearts has driven.

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4 With joy we draw near our fatherland,
Our heavenly Father's dwelling,
Where ready for us his mansions stand,
Where heav'n with his saints is swelling,
And there we shall walk in endless light,
Forever his praises telling.

Source: Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #254

Author (st. 3): Mark A. Jeske

Mark A. Jeske translated st 2. of "Lord, Open Now My Heart to Hear" in Lutheran Service Book #908 Go to person page >

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First Line: The day is full of grace
Title: The Day Full of Grace
Author (st. 3): Mark A. Jeske
Source: Translation composite
Copyright: Text st.3: © 1993 Mark A. Jeske. Used by permission.


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