Easter Song

Awake, arise, and greet the morn

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [Awake, arise, and greet the morn]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Awake, arise, and greet the morn
That fills the world with joy;
Let every heart o’erflow with song,
And praise each tongue employ.

Refrain:
Praise the name of Jesus,
Blessèd name of Jesus,
Who hears us when we call;
Notes the soul’s petition,
Feels each heart’s contrition,
Whose blood was shed for all.

2 He comes, He comes, the Prince of peace!
On this triumphal day
To shed the light of hope divine,
And banish night for aye. [Refrain]

3 He breaks the bonds of death in twain,
That hearts who own their king
Shall rise with Him, forevermore
His boundless love to sing. [Refrain]

4 Ring on, ring on, ye silvery bells!
Peal forth the glad refrain;
Lo, He is risen who was dead!
Behold, He lives again! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14571

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Awake, arise, and greet the morn
Title: Easter Song
Author: Laura E. Newell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Praise the name of Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #14571
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #14571

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