Desiring Daylight


Tune: Merton

('Hark, a thrilling voice is sounding')

Romans 13 v.11-14


Know now it is time to awake

Out of sleep, for the Lord's sake

For now is our full salvation

Nearer for us, e'en each one


Nearer than we first did believe

The gospel truth did receive

Night is far spent, day is at hand

Christ, morning-star of eh land


Let us cast off works of darkness

Wear armour of light, no less

Live properly, as in daytime

Christ be out Light in life's rhyme


Noe revelling or licentious*

Nor lewdness, things not for us

Not striving, and not envying

Nor rioting, chambering*


But the Lord Jesus Chrsit put on

As a garment, God's own Son

Living in his life and power

Not human greed any hour


* the two words here are similar - 

licentious and chambering.




  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 26th, 2023 03:28
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in
  • Category: Spiritual
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  • arqios

    A licensed chamber and a chambered licensure… got me spinning 😵‍💫 round and round!

    • orchidee

      Thanks CB. lol.

    • Goldfinch60

      Good one Orchi.

      • orchidee

        Thanks Gold.

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