1 O splendor of God's glory bright,
O thou that bringest light from light,
O Light of Light, light's living spring,
O Day, all days illumining,
2 O thou true Sun of heavenly love,
pour down thy radiance from above:
the Spirit's sanctifying beam
upon our earthly senses stream.
3 With prayer the Father we implore:
O Father, glorious evermore,
we plead with thee for grace and power
to conquer in temptation's hour.
4 to guide whate'er we nobly do,
with love all envy to subdue,
and give us grace our wrongs to bear,
to make ill-fortune turn to fair.
5 All laud to God the Father be;
all praise, eternal Son, to thee;
all glory to the Spirit raise
in equal and unending praise.