Text:That Glorious Day Is Drawing Nigh
Tune:ZION'S LIGHT
Composer (attributed to):Nicholson
Media:MIDI file

6560. That Glorious Day Is Drawing Nigh

1. That glorious day is drawing nigh,
When Zion’s light shall come;
She shall arise and shine on high,
Bright as the morning sun;
The north and south their sons resign,
And earth’s foundations bend;
Clothed as a bride, Jerusalem
All glorious shall descend.

2. The king who wears the splendid crown,
The azure’s flaming bow;
The holy city shall bring down,
To bless His church below;
When Zion’s bleeding, conqu’ring king,
Shall sin and death destroy,
The morning stars shall join to sing,
And Zion shout for joy.

Text Information
First Line: That glorious day is drawing nigh
Title: That Glorious Day Is Drawing Nigh
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Source: The Cluster of Spiritual Songs by Jesse Mercer, 1769-1841
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tunes: ALL SAINTS, Henry S. Cutler, 1872; CLEANSING FOUNTAIN, camp meeting tune; ELLACOMBE, adapted by William H. Monk, 1868
Tune Information
Name: ZION'S LIGHT
Composer (attributed to): Nicholson (1820)
Meter: CMD
Incipit: 13332 35535 65321
Key: E Major
Source: A Com­pil­a­tion of Gen­u­ine Church Mu­sic, fourth edi­tion, by Jo­seph Funk, 1847
Copyright: Public Domain



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