City of God Lyrics and
words and lyrics of the treasured hymn begin with "Awake from your slumber! Arise from your sleep! A new day is dawning for all those who weep" as the first
line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "City of God"
hymn were written by its American author Samuel Johnson. The
author of the hymn, Samuel Johnson, was born on October 10, 1822 and died
on February 19, 1882. The haunting music that accompanies the
"City of God"
song of praise
was composed by Thomas Haweis The
composer of the music to the "City of God" hymn, Thomas Haweis, was
born on January 1, 1734 and died on February 11, 1820. We have placed
"City of God" in the category of Catholic Songs. Enjoy the reverent
lyrics of this popular Christian song and traditional
City of God Hymn
Title: City of God *** Name
of Composer: Thomas Haweis *** Name
Author / Writer of Lyrics:
Samuel Johnson *** Hymns
Category: Catholic Songs
Author of the Lyrics
The author of the inspirational
words of the "City of God" lyrics, Samuel Johnson (October 10, 1822-February 19, 1882),
was born in Salem, Massachusetts, United States and
achieved fame as a Unitarian pastor and Hymn writer.