Christ is the light of all the world,
Yet with the darkest night;
Lit by His glory and His love,
He turns the dark to light.
Christ came into a world of sin,
To cast the dark away;
He came to bring mankind the light,
And give the brightest day.
He is the light with which we shine,
When we call Him our friend;
He is our Saviour and our Lord,
We’ll serve Him to the end.
We’ll shine for Him in this dark world,
We’ll be a lamp of grace;
We’ll boldly go into the dark
‘Til we stand face to face.
Lyrics Copyright © 2011 Colin Gordon-Farleigh – used with permission.
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- Verses: 3
- Tune: Wiltshire
- Meter: CM
- Style: Classical
- Usage: Candlemas, General
- Composer: George Thomas Smart (1776 – 1867)
- Lyricist: Colin Gordon-Farleigh
- Music Trad. Public Domain.
- Lyrics Copyright © 2011 : Colin Gordon-Farleigh
- Performance ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All rights reserved.
- ISRC: UKTU21900084
- UID: 5060707370696