Advent Hymnals

020. LORD OF ALL BEING, THRONED AFAR

Church Hymnal 1941,


1.
Lord of all being, throned afar,
Thy glory flames from sun and star;
Center and soul of every sphere
Yet to each loving heart how near!
Yet to each loving heart how near!

2.
Sun of our life, Thy quickening ray
Shed on our path the glow of day;
Star of our hope, Thy softened light
Cheers the long watches of the night,
Cheers the long watches of the night.

3.
Our midnight is Thy smile withdrawn;
Our noontide is Thy gracious dawn;
Our rainbow arch, Thy mercy's sign;
All, save the clouds of sin, are Thine,
All, save the clouds of sin, are Thine.

4.
Lord of all life, below, above
Whose light is truth, whose warmth is love,
Before Thy ever-blazing throne
We ask no luster of our own,
We ask no luster of our own.

5.
Grant us Thy truth to make us free
And kindling hearts that burn for Thee;
Till all Thy living altars claim
One holy light, one heavenly flame!
One holy light, one heavenly flame.


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Title Lord of All Being, Throned Afar
Key G Major
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First Line Lord of all being, throned afar
Author O.W. Holmes
Year 1941
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Tune PARK STREET
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Subjects Worship: Adoration and Praise
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