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The Morning Breaks

The morning breaks / The morning breaks; the shadows flee; Lo, Zion’s / The morning breaks, the shadows flee

Original language: English

Words: Parley P. Pratt
Music: George Careless

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1. The morning breaks, the shadows flee;Lo, Zion’s standard is unfurled!The dawning of a brighter day,The dawning of a brighter dayMajestic rises on the world.
2. The clouds of error disappearBefore the rays of truth divine;The glory bursting from afar,The glory bursting from afarWide o’er the nations soon will shine.
3. The Gentile fulness now comes in,And Israel’s blessings are at hand.Lo, Judah’s remnant, cleansed from sin,Lo, Judah’s remnant, cleansed from sin,Shall in their promised Canaan stand.
4. Jehovah speaks! Let earth give ear,And Gentile nations turn and live.His mighty arm is making bare,His mighty arm is making bareHis cov’nant people to receive.
5. —Angels from heav’n and truth from earthHave met, and both have record borne;Thus Zion’s light is bursting forth,Thus Zion’s light is bursting forthTo bring her ransomed children home.

The morning breaks, the shadows flee
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1. The morning breaks, the shadows flee;Lo! Zion’s standard is unfurled.The dawning of a brighter dayMajestic rises on the world.
2. The clouds of error disappearBefore the rays of truth divine;The glory, bursting from afar,Wide o’er the nations soon will shine.
3. The Gentile fulness now comes in,And Israel’s blessings are at hand;Lo! Judah’s remnant, cleansed from sin,Shall in their promised Canaan stand.
4. Jehovah speaks! let earth give ear,And Gentile nations turn and live;His mighty arm is making bare,His covenant people to receive.
5. Angels from heaven, and truth from earthHave met, and both have record borne;Thus Zion’s light is bursting forth,To bring her ransomed children home.

These charts show information about the frequency and use of this song in English LDS hymnbooks. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

The Morning Breaks

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The Morning Breaks (SATB)

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Arr.: Hal K. Campbell

The Morning Breaks

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Arr.: Darwin Wolford

The Morning Breaks

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The Morning Breaks

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The Morning Breaks; the Shadows Flee (Choir)

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The Morning Breaks; The Shadows Flee (Women’s Voices)

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The Morning Breaks; the Shadows Flee (Choir)

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The Morning Breaks; The Shadows Flee (Women’s Voices)

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The Morning Breaks; The Shadows Flee (Women’s Voices)

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About the tune composer

George Careless

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