The Lord Appears To Earth Again

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1 The Lord again to earth appears,
Our comforter in all our tears;
Who lately on the shameful tree
Died, wretched man from wrath to free.

2 The holy women spices brought,
And with the dawn their Savior sought;
To them the blessèd angels say:
"Fear not, the Lord is risen today."

3 "Bid His disciples weep no more:
This day doth Christ to them restore."
Lord, ours this paschal joy shall be;
Thanks to the blessèd Trinity.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9748

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Translator: 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: The Lord again to earth appears
Title: The Lord Appears To Earth Again
Author: Anonymous
Translator: Arthur T. Russell
Source: Psalms and Hymns (Cambridge, England: John Deighton, 1851)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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