I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.@Revelation 22:16
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Robert Lowry (1826-1899)

M. A. Fox, in Brightest and Best, by Robert Lowry & W. Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main, 1875), number 51.

Robert Lowry (🔊 pdf nwc).

Star of the morning, beam on our way;
Break thro’ the darkness, bring on the day;
Haste thro’ the shades of the lingering night,
Now let thy glory flash out on our sight.

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Star of the morning,
Star of the morning,
Break thro’ the darkness,
And bring the glad day.

Star of the morning, gleam on our tears;
Scatter the darkness, banish our fears;
Give to our longings the joys thou dost bring;
Give to our rapture our Savior and king.

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Star of the morning, shine thro’ the gloom;
Gleam thro’ the shadows, shrouding the tomb;
Waken the nations that slumber beneath;
Speedily vanquish the power of death.

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Bride of Immanuel, cease from thy tears.
Lo! in the daybreak glory appears;
Fast flies the storm cloud, the darkness is past;
Morning is coming with blessings at last.

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