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Awake! Arise!

Awake, arise, put on thy strength

Author: F. G. McCauley
Tune: [Awake! arise! put on thy strength]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Awake! arise! put on thy strength,
In beauteous garments clothe thee now.
From death and darkness rise at length,
With starry crown adorn thy brow,
From dust and ashes rise to joy,
Let songs of praise thy lips employ.

Behold the Lord shall comfort Zion with endless joy.
And all His people shall in praise their time employ.

2 Awake! arise, and shine in light,
No darkness now enshrouds thy feet;
With smiles, and gladness and delight,
Thy Lord and royal Master meet;
In majesty and honor rise—
Behold, the morning gilds the skies. [Refrain]

3 Break forth and sing delightful strains,
For God has heard thy contrite prayer;
The balm of Gilead soothes thy pains,
For thee Jehovah’s arm is bare.
The watchman lifts his voice and sings,
While God His own to Zion brings. [Refrain]

4 Depart, depart, and leave thy sin,
Nor go by haste, nor leave by flight,
For God His own shall welcome in,
For thee the Lord of hosts shall fight;
Break forth and sing, O desert place,
The King of Zion comes to bless. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #15972

Author: F. G. McCauley

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Text Information

First Line: Awake, arise, put on thy strength
Title: Awake! Arise!
Author: F. G. McCauley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Behold! the Lord shall comfort Zion with endless joy
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #15972
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #15972

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