All the World Is Joyful

All the world is joyful in the sunny spring

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [All the world is joyful in the sunny spring]
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1 All the world is joyful in the sunny spring;
Early flow’rs, golden hours,
Celebrate the triumph of our risen King,
Bless His name, precious name,
spread His fame, wondrous fame.

Our Redeemer liveth evermore,
To the radiant Homeland gone before;
Hallelujah sing to our risen Saviour!
Now the stone is rolled away,
Happy, happy Easter Day.

2 Let the blessed tidings ring from sea to sea,
Swell the song, Easter song;
Christ the risen Victor sets His people free;
Endless life, fadeless light,
Thro’ His might, saving might. [Refrain]

3 All the world is joyful; how much more shall we
Praises sing to our King;
Broken sin’s dominion, sound the jubilee,
Jesus lives evermore
Bow the knee and adore. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #235

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 the world is joyful in the sunny spring
Title: All the World Is Joyful
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Our Redeemer liveth evermore
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Excelsior Hymnal #235

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