City of God Lyrics and Music
The motivational 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 church hymn.
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.