Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might.@Judges 5:31

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures 1762.

Nativity Henry Lahee, 1855 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley (1707-1788)

Jesus, let all Thy lovers shine,
Illustrious as the sun;
And, bright with borrowed rays divine,
Their glorious circuit run.

Beyond the reach of mortals, spread
Their light where’er they go;
And heavenly influences shed
On all the world below.

As giants may they run their race,
Exulting in their might;
As burning luminaries, chase
The gloom of hellish night.

As the great sun of righteousness,
Their healing wings display;
And let their luster still increase
Unto the perfect day.