O Bright Eternal One

1984 Songbook Section: 
God the Father: Works
1984 Songbook Number: 

Verse 1
O bright eternal One,
Thy voice commanded light
And from the shapeless void
Called order and delight!

Verse 2
Through thunder, fire and calm
Thy secret thought have stirred
The hearts of humble men
Who waited on thy word.

Verse 3
O Word invisible,
We see thee now appear
Along the path we tread,
For Jesus Christ is here!

Verse 4
O loving, living Lord,
Thou hast in Jesus given
A purpose and a way
For travelers to Heaven!

Verse 5
Then let us dwell in him
Whose dwelling is above,
And seek until we know,
And love until we love.

Verse 6
O ever-living Lord,
Our hearts and lips shall prove
The beauty of thy house,
The glory of thy love!