The Lord shall be thine everlasting light.@Isaiah 60:20
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Horatius Bonar (1808-1889)

Horatius Bonar, Hymns of Faith and Hope, second series (London: James Nisbet, 1861), pages 173-74.

W. Howard Doane, Joyful Lays (New York/Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main, 1884), number 15 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

O Light of light, shine in!
Cast out this night of sin;
Create true day within;
O Light of light, shine in!

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O Light, all light excelling,
Make my soul Thy dwelling;
O Joy, all grief dispelling,
To my poor heart come in.

O Joy of joys, come in!
End Thou this grief of sin;
Create calm peace within;
O Joy of joys, come in!

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O Life of life, pour in!
Expel this death of sin;
Awake true life within;
O Life of life, pour in!

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O Love of love, flow in!
This hateful root of sin
Pluck up, destroy within;
O Love of love, flow in!

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O Heav’n of heav’ns, descend!
This cloudy curtain rend,
And all earth’s turmoil end,
O Heav’n of heav’ns, descend!

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My God and Lord, oh come!
Of joys the joy and sum,
Make in this heart Thy home;
My God and Lord, oh come!

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