164. The Day of Resurrection

1. The day of resurrection!
Earth, tell it out abroad;
The Passover of gladness,
The Passover of God.
From death to life eternal,
From earth unto the sky,
Our Christ hath brought us over
With hymns of victory.

2. Our hearts be pure from evil,
That we may see aright
The Lord in rays eternal
Of resurrection light;
And, list'ning to His accents,
May hear, so calm and plain,
His own "All hail!" and, hearing,
May raise the victor strain.

3. Now let the heav'ns be joyful!
Let earth her song begin!
The world resound in triumph,
And all that is therein;
Let all things seen and unseen
Their notes of gladness blend;
For Christ the Lord hath risen,
Our joy that hath no end.

Text Information
First Line: The day of resurrection!
Title: The Day of Resurrection
Translator: John Mason Neale
Author: John of Damascus
Publication Date: 1991
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Scripture: Luke 24:5
Tune Information
Name: LANCASHIRE
Composer: Henry T. Smart
Meter: 7.6.7.6.D.
Key: C Major



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