LXXV. This is for us a happy day

1 This is for us a happy day,
Come let us join to sing and pray?
And him our blessed Lord adore,
Who lives and reigns for evermore.

2 Glad hallalujahs let us sing,
To Jesus our great Lord and King/1
In spite of all that did oppose,
He rose and conquer'd all his foes.

3 The Cross, the Nail and bloody Spear,
He never more shall need to fear;
His death distroy'd the powers of death,
And all the force of Hell beneath.

4 The happy news the angels bought,
To those who Jesus early sought;
It is to us the very same,
With them we join to praise his name.

5 As Jesus from the grave did rise,
So shall we too be rais'd likewise;
Our bodies raised from the tomb,
Will fit them for the life to come.

6 There like bless'd Angels we shall be,
With them the face of Jesus see:
We shall enjoy him as he is,
In full fruition life and peace.

Text Information
First Line: This is for us a happy day
Meter: L. M.
Publication Date: 1816
Topic: Easter Monday
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