3. Now Let Us Rejoice

1. Now let us rejoice in the day of salvation.
No longer as strangers on earth need we roam.
Good tidings are sounding to us and each nation,
And shortly the hour of redemption will come,
When all that was promised the Saints will be given,
And none will molest them from morn until ev’n,
And earth will appear as the Garden of Eden,
And Jesus will say to all Israel, “Come home.”

2. We’ll love one another and never dissemble
But cease to do evil and ever be one.
And when the ungodly are fearing and tremble,
We’ll watch for the day when the Savior will come,
When all that was promised the Saints will be given,
And none will molest them from morn until ev’n,
And earth will appear as the Garden of Eden,
And Jesus will say to all Israel, “Come home.”

3. In faith we’ll rely on the arm of Jehovah
To guide thru these last days of trouble and gloom,
And after the scourges and harvest are over,
We’ll rise with the just when the Savior doth come.
Then all that was promised the Saints will be given,
And they will be crown’d with the angels of heav’n,
And earth will appear as the Garden of Eden,
And Christ and his people will ever be one.

Text Information
First Line: Now let us rejoice in the day of salvation
Title: Now Let Us Rejoice
Author: William W. Phelps, 1792–1872
Meter: 12 11 12 11 D
Publication Date: 2002
Topic: Enduring to the End; Faith; Jesus Christ: Second Coming (4 more...)
Tune Information
Name: LION OF JUDAH
Composer: Henry Tucker, 1826–1882
Meter: 12 11 12 11 D
Incipit: 32135 65513 46555
Key: D Major



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