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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

Softly beams the sacred dawning / Softly beams the sacred dawning Of the great

Original language: English

Words: John Jaques
Music: J. Spencer Cornwall

Softly beams the sacred dawning
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1. Softly beams the sacred dawningOf the great Millennial morn,And to Saints gives welcome warningThat the day is hasting on.
2. Splendid rising o’er the mountains,Glowing with celestial cheer,Streaming from eternal fountains,Rays of living light appear.
3. Swiftly flee the clouds of darkness,Speedily the mists retire;Nature’s universal blacknessIs consumed by heavenly fire.
4. Yea, the fair sabbatic era,When the world will be at rest,Rapidly is drawing nearer;Then all Israel will be blest.
5. Odors sweet the air perfuming,Verdure of the purest green;In primeval beauty beaming,Will our native earth be seen.
6. At the resurrection morning,We shall all appear as one;O what robes of bright adorningWill the righteous then put on!
7. None have seen the untold treasures,Which the Father hath in store,Teeming with surpassing pleasures,Even life for evermore.
8. Mourn no longer, Saints beloved,Brave the dangers, no retreat;Neither let your hearts be moved.Scorn the trials you may meet.

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

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, no. 56

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, no. 56

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, no. 56

About the tune composer

J. Spencer Cornwall

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, Jan 1900

About the tune composer

Marcus L. Smith

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning (Choir)

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning (Choir)

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning (Choir)

, 284

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, 284

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, 87

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, 87

Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

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Softly Beams the Sacred Dawning

, 21

Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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Softly beams the sacred dawning

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About the tune composer

George Careless

About the tune composer

Lewis D. Edwards