In the tomb, behold, he lies

In the tomb, behold, he lies

Author: Arthur T. Russell
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1 In the tomb, behold He lies
Who the dead awaketh.
Christ, our stricken sacrifice,
Of sweet rest partaketh.
Fear we then no more the gloom
Of death’s narrow dwelling:
Jesus died! the wondering tomb
Of His praise is telling.

2 Vainly shall His foes rejoice;
Vainly death detain Him:
Lazarus heard His mighty voice;
What shall then restrain Him?
What shall bind His conquering arm,
Who the mountains rendeth?
Who, that He may death disarm,
To the tomb descendeth?

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9691

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the tomb, behold, he lies
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Copyright: Public Domain


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