A Rhyme, A Rhyme For Easter Time

A rhyme, a rhyme, for Easter time

Author: G. P. Grantham
Tune: HERZEGOVINA
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 A rhyme, a rhyme, for Easter time
Come sing with mirth and glee;
Come youth and age, with sire and sage,
And join in harmony!
For Christ hath burst His prison gate,
Whose bars before Him fell,
Aloft He fares, and with Him bears
The keys of Death and Hell!

2 No powers of night can keep His soul
Its prison bournes within;
Corruption foul can ne’er control
His form unstained by sin.
His three days o’er, He comes once more
To tread the hallowed sod
By Sion’s gate, where hellish hate
Had slain the Son of God.

3 And so, through Him who conquered Death,
May we, too, upward press
From death of sin sweet life to win
Of truth and holiness!
And, like the saints returning home
With Christ, we pray that we
May to God’s holy city come
And true Mount Sion see!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8598

Author: G. P. Grantham

Born: Circa 1833, London, Middlesex, England. Christened: February 24, 1833, St. John the Baptist Church, Shoreditch, London. As of 1881, Grantham was Vicar of Llanbaddock, Wales. Some of his work appeared in Carols for Use in Church, by Richard Chope (London: William Clowes & Sons, 1894). --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: A rhyme, a rhyme, for Easter time
Title: A Rhyme, A Rhyme For Easter Time
Author: G. P. Grantham
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #8598
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