Gentiles shall come to Thy light, and kings to the brightness of Thy rising.@Isaiah 60:3
Leonard Bacon (1802–1881)

Leonard Bacon, Hymns and Sacred Songs for the Monthly Concert (Andover, Massachusetts: 1823). This work is based on Sarah Slinn’s hymn Arise in All Thy Splendor, Lord.

Morning Hymn (Barthélémon) François H. Barthélémon, 1785 (🔊 pdf nwc).

François H. Barthélémon (1741–1808)

Though now the nations sit beneath
The darkness of o’erspreading death,
God will arise with light divine,
On Zion’s holy towers to shine.

That light shall shine on distant lands,
And wandering tribes, in joyful bands,
Shall come, Thy glory, Lord, to see,
And in Thy courts to worship Thee.

O light of Zion, now arise!
Let the glad morning bless our eyes;
Ye nations, catch the kindling ray,
And hail the splendors of the day.