CARP Song Book
131. The Morning Light Is Breaking
G C G D The morning light is breaking, the darkness disappears; G C G D G The sons of earth are waking to penitential tears. D G C G C G Each breeze that sweeps the ocean Brings tidings from afar, C C G D G Of nations in commotion, prepared for Zion's war. See heathen nations bending before the God of love, And thousand hearts ascending in gratitude above; While sinners, now confessing, the Gospel's call obey, And seek a Savior's blessing, a nation in a day. Blest river of salvation, pursue thine onward way; Flow thou to ev'ry nation, nor in thy richness stay; Stay not till all the lowly triumphant reach their home; Stay not till all the holy proclaim, "The Lord is come!" Rich dews of grace come o'er us in many a gentle show'r, And brighter scenes before us are opening ev'ry hour; Each cry to Heaven going, abundant answer brings, And heav'nly gales are blowing, with peace upon their wings.
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