Words: (1844-1909).

Music: Nachtlied, , 1872.

If you know when this hymn was writ­ten

Through love to light! O wonderful the way
That leads from darkness to the perfect day!
From darkness and from sorrow of the night
To morn that cometh singing o’er the sea.
Through love to light! through light, O God, to Thee,
Who art the love of love, th’eternal light of light!