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What Easter Brings

A light in the sky that is golden and clear

Author: Mrs. Emma Lent
Tune: [A light in the sky that is golden and clear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A light in the sky that is golden and clear,
A sound of glad bells falling sweet on the ear,
A thrill of a bird from a summer land come,
A joy in the heart, and a song in the home.

O Easter, glad Easter! We greet thee again,
And fain would forget all our sorrow and pain,
Gethsemane’s garden full well we have know’n,
But now we look up to a conqueror’s throne.

2 A perfume from roses and lilies full fair,
An anthem of praise ringing out on the air,
A balm to the hearts that by grief have been riv’n,
A key to the grave, and a promise of Heav’n. [Refrain]

3 Here pardon and peace for the heart we shall find,
And solace for sorrow, and strength for the mind,
For surely and surely our dead shall arise,
When th’last Easter morning gilds brightly the skies. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #183

Author: Mrs. Emma Lent

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Text Information

First Line: A light in the sky that is golden and clear
Title: What Easter Brings
Author: Mrs. Emma Lent
Refrain First Line: O Easter, glad Easter! We greet thee again
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #7837
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #7837

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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