1. O gladsome light,
    Of God the Father’s face,
    The eternal splendour wearing;
    Celestial, holy, blest,
    Our Saviour, Jesus Christ,
    Joyful in Thine appearing.
  2. Now e’er day fadeth quite,
    We see the evening light,
    Our wonted hymn outpouring;
    Father of might unknown,
    Thee His incarnate Son,
    And Holy Spirit adoring.
  3. To Thee of right belongs
    All praise of holy songs,
    O Son of God, life giver;
    Thee, therefore, O most high,
    The world doth glorify
    And shall exalt forever.