Now the Green Blade Riseth

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1. Now the green blade rises from the buried grain,
Wheat that in the dark earth many years has lain;
Love lives again, that with the dead has been:
Love is come again, like wheat that springs up green.

2. In the grave they laid Him, Love whom we had slain,
Thinking that He’d never wake to life again,
Laid in the earth like grain that sleeps unseen:
Love is come again, like wheat that springs up green.

3. Up He sprang at Easter, like the risen grain,
He that for three days in the grave had lain;
Up from the dead my risen Lord is seen:
Love is come again, like wheat that springs up green.

4. When our hearts are saddened, grieving or in pain,
By Your touch You call us back to life again;
Fields of our hearts that dead and bare have been:
Love is come again, like wheat that springs up green.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4623

Author: John Macleod Campbell Crum

Crum, John Macleod Campbell Born: Oc­to­ber 12, 1872, Mere Old Hall, Che­shire, Eng­land. Died: De­cem­ber 19, 1958, Farn­ham, Sur­rey, Eng­land. A graduate of New Coll­ege, Ox­ford (BA 1895, MA 1901), Crum was or­dained as a dea­con in 1897, and priest in 1900. He was as­sist­ant cur­ate at St. John the Evan­gel­ist, Dar­ling­ton (1897-1901); do­mes­tic chap­lain to Fran­cis Pa­get, Bi­shop of Ox­ford (1901-10); as­sist­ant cur­ate, Win­dsor (1907-10); Vi­car of Ment­more with Led­burn (1910-12); Rec­tor of Farn­ham (1913-28); and Ca­non of Can­ter­bu­ry (1928-43). His works in­clude: Road Mend­ing on the Sac­red Way, 1924 What Mean Ye by These Stones? 1926 The Orig­in­al J… Go to person page >



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