Christ's Resurrection

Believer, lift thy drooping head

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Believer, lift thy drooping head;
Thy Saviour has the victory gained;
See all thy foes in triumph led,
And everlasting life obtained.

2 God from the grave has raised his Son;
The powers of darkness are despoiled;
Justice declares the work is done,
And God and man are reconciled.

3 Lo! the Redeemer leaves the tomb;
See the triumphant Hero rise!
His mighty arms their strength resume,
And conquest sparkles in his eyes.

4 Death his death’s wound has now received;
An end of sin’s entirely made;
Prisoners of hope are quite reprieved,
And all the dreadful debt is paid.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #836

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Believer, lift thy drooping head
Title: Christ's Resurrection
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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