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657. Bright as the Sun's Meridian Blaze

1. Bright as the sun’s meridian blaze,
Vast as the blessings He conveys,
Wide as His reign from pole,
And permanent as His control.

2. So, Jesus, let Thy kingdom come;
Then sin and hell’s terrific gloom
Shall at His brightness flee away,
The dawn of an eternal day.

3. Then shall the heathen, filled with awe,
Learn the blest knowledge of Thy law,
And antichrist on every shore,
Fall from his throne to rise no more.

Text Information
First Line: Bright as the sun's meridian blaze
Title: Bright as the Sun's Meridian Blaze
Author: William Shrubsole (1795)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Written for the first meeting of the London Missionary Society.
Tune Information
Composer: George Burder (1774)
Meter: LM
Incipit: 55654 32111 76543
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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