234. Lift Your Voice Rejoicing, Mary

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1 Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary --
Christ has risen from the tomb;
on the cross a suffering victim,
now as victor he is come.
Whom your tears in death were mourning,
welcome with your smiles returning.
Let your alleluias rise!

2 Raise your weary eyelids, Mary --
see him living evermore;
see his countenance so gracious,
see the wounds for you he bore.
All the glory of the morning
pales before those wounds redeeming.
Let your alleluias rise!

3 Life is yours for ever, Mary --
for your light is come once more
and the strength of death is broken;
now your songs of joy outpour.
Ended now the night of sorrow,
love has brought the blessed morrow.
Let your alleluias rise.

Text Information
First Line: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary
Title: Lift Your Voice Rejoicing, Mary
Latin Title: Pone luctum, Magdalena
Translator: Elizabeth Rundle Charles (1828-1896)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: 87 87 887
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Easter (season); Mary Magdalene
Source: Latin (12th cent.)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Rusty Edwards (1955-)
Meter: 87 87 887
Key: F Major
Copyright: © 1983 Hope Publishing Co.