Resurrection Light (Transfiguration)
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Original lyrics set to the tune of Joyful, Joyful.
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Wake us, Jesus from our dreams, to see you in a holy light:
Law and prophet, loving promise God has sent to guide us right.
As Elijah, call us Godward, speak the living truth to us.
As our Moses, lead us in our liberating exodus.
Wake us, Jesus, from our fear of pain and death, and from our sin.
Grant that we may live illumined by the world you usher in.
All things shine with light reflected from the dawn that fills our sight.
All of life is thus transfigured by your resurrection’s light.
Wake us, Jesus from complacent dreaming on the mountain’s height.
Teach us humble service: your departure is our guiding light.
Preach the gospel, feed the hungry, heal the broken, give them sight.
Give your life, then find it, shining bright with Resurrection light.
The lyrics shown on this page are original lyrics by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, set to the tune of Ode to Joy (“Joyful, Joyful”).
These lyrics are free to use or pay-what-you-like to purchase (download includes lyrics in .doc and .PDF formats)—or you may directly copy and paste from this page. You are permitted to print, project, broadcast or otherwise use this song in worship in whatever ways you need.