Christ Hath Arisen

Christ hath arisen! Death is no more!

Author: E. A. Washburn
Published in 42 hymnals

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1 Christ hath arisen,
Death is no more,
Lo, the white robed ones
Sit by the door,
Dawn, golden morning,
Scatter the night,
Haste, ye disciples glad,
First with the light.

2 Break forth in singing,
O world new born!
Chant the great Eastertide,
Christ’s holy morn.
Chant Him, young sunbeams,
Dancing in mirth,
Chant, all ye winds of God,
Coursing the earth!

3 Chant Him, ye laughing flow’rs,
Fresh from the sod:
Chant Him, wild leaping streams,
Praising your God!
Break from thy winter,
Sad heart, and sing!
Bud with thy blossoms fair,
Christ is thy spring.

4 Come where the Lord hath lain,
Past is the gloom;
See the full eye of day
Smile thro’ the tomb.
Hark! angel voices
Fall from the skies:
Christ hath arisen!
Glad heart arise!

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #242

Author: E. A. Washburn

Washburn, Edward Abiel, D.D., was born April 16, 1819; graduated at Harvard, 1838; studied theology at Andover and New Haven, and entered the Congregational ministry. In 1844, having been ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church, he became Rector of St. Paul's, Newburyport, Mass., where he remained till 1851. Spending 1851-52 in Europe, on his return he became Rector of St. John's, Hartford, 1853-62, and Professor of Church Polity in Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Connecticut; also Rector of St. Mark's, Philadelphia, 1862-65; and Calvary, New York, 1865-81. He died Feb. 2, 1881. His works include Social Law of God, 1874, and translations of Latin hymns. A selection from his poems was published in New York in 1881. Some of his t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ hath arisen! Death is no more!
Title: Christ Hath Arisen
Author: E. A. Washburn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Glory to God
Copyright: Public Domain



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