Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.@John 8:12
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Edward H. Plumptre (1821โ€“1891)

Edward H. Plumptre, The Way, the Truth, and the Life 1864.

St. Petersburg attributed to Dmitri S. Bortniansky, 1825 (๐Ÿ”Š pdf nwc).

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Dmitri S. Bortniansky (1752โ€“1825)

O Light, whose beams illumine all
From twilight dawn to perfect day,
Shine Thou before the shadows fall
That lead our wandering feet astray;
At morn and eve Thy radiance pour
That youth may love, and age adore.

O Way, through whom our souls draw near
To yon eternal home of peace,
Where perfect love shall cast our fear,
And earthโ€™s vain toil and wandering cease;
In strength or weakness may we see
Our heavenward path, O Lord, through Thee.

O Truth, before whose shrine we bow,
Thou priceless Pearl for all who seek,
To Thee our earliest strength we vow,
Thy love will bless the pure and meek;
When dreams or mists beguile our sight,
Turn Thou our darkness into light.

O Life, the well that ever flows
To slake the thirst of those that faint,
Thy power to bless what seraph knows?
Thy joy supreme what words can paint?
In earthโ€™s last hour of fleeting breath
Be Thou our Conqueror over death.

O Light, O Way, O Truth, O Life,
O Jesus, born mankind to save,
Give Thou Thy peace in deadliest strife,
Shed Thou Thy calm on stormiest wave;
Be Thou our hope, our joy, our dread,
Lord of the living and the dead.