Eternal Light, shine in my
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Eternal Light, shine in my heart.
Eternal Hope, lift up my eyes.
Eternal Power, be my support.
Eternal Wisdom, make me wise.
Eternal Life, raise me from death.
Eternal Brightness, help me see.
Eternal Spirit, give me breath.
Eternal Savior, come to me,
until by your most costly grace,
invited by your holy word,
at last I come before your face
to know you, my eternal God.
Words: based on a prayer by Alcuin,
Christopher Idle, 1977, Hymns for Today's Church, 1982
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Tune: Jane Marshall, The Hymnal 1982, 1985
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