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Light from the Tomb

Bright is the beauteous light shining

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [Bright is the beauteous light shining]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Bright is the beauteous light shining,
Past is the hour of repining,
Come, all your sorrows resigning,
For Christ is ris’n.

Light from the tomb,
Past is its gloom,
Darkness is fled, the day is breaking at last.
See from the grave,
He comes to save,
Jesus is victor over sin and death.

2 Sorrow is turned into singing,
Joy bells their glad notes are ringing,
Hope in our hearts now is springing,
For Christ is ris’n. [Refrain]

3 See from the tomb light is breaking,
See all around life is waking,
Hope from the grave now be taking,
For Christ is ris’n. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #181

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Bright is the beauteous light shining
Title: Light from the Tomb
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Light from the tomb, past is its gloom
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


The Cyber Hymnal #9659
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