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All hail to Christ, our risen Lord

All hail to Christ, our risen Lord

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [All hail to Christ our risen Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 All hail to Christ our risen Lord,
All hail the hallelujah chord;
All hail the day when He arose,
In triumph over all His foes;
In glory where bright angels are,
The heav’nly gates are left ajar,
Our blessed Saviour, Lord and Master,
Now lives the bright and Morning Star;
Fear not! nor dread,
He is not here the angel said,
Mounting upon wings of faith and love;
The King of glory rose to heights above;
Lift up the heart today,
For Christ the Lord is ris’n;
Lighting all the heav’nward pathway,
To the realm of joy and love.
He is ris’n, He is ris’n,
Is ris’n today.

2 All hail to Christ our risen Lord,
Now and forevermore adored;
He reigns in majesty on high,
And pleads for us beyond the sky;
Our Saviour-Advocate is He,
Adore the King and bow the knee;
Seeking His face with songs of gladness,
Living in Him, we too, are free;
“Peace be to you,
His greeting comes to us anew,
Bringing joy to ev’ry trusting soul;
Cheerily let the chorus onward roll;
From distant sea to sea,
For Christ the Lord is ris’n;
He will come again in glory,
We, His blessed name extol.
He is ris’n, He is ris’n,
Is ris’n today.

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #183

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: All hail to Christ, our risen Lord
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #183

Tabernacle Choir #d2

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