532. This is the day the Lord hath made

1 This is the day the Lord hath made;
He calls the hours his own;
Let heaven rejoice, let earth be glad,
And praise surround his throne.

2 To-day he rose and left the dead,
And Satan's empire fell;
To-day the saints his triumphs spread,
And all his wonders tell.

3 Hosanna to th' anointed King,
To David's holy Son!
Help us, O Lord! descend and bring
Salvation from thy throne.

4 Blest be the Lord, who comes to men
With messages of grace;
Who comes, in God his Father's name,
To save our sinful race.

5 Hosanna! in the highest strains
The church on earth can raise;
The highest heavens, in which he reigns,
Shall give him nobler praise.

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First Line: This is the day the Lord hath made
Author: Watts
Publication Date: 1873
Meter: C. M.
Scripture: Exodus 20:8-11; Psalm 84; Psalm 118; Matthew 21:9; Matthew 23:39; Matthew 28:1-9; Mark 16; Acts 10:40; Revelation 1:10
Topic: The Christian Church: The Sabbath; Blessings of the Sabbath
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