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Easter lilies, pure and lovely

Easter lilies, pure and lovely

Author: Elizabeth G. H. Atwood
Tune: [Easter lilies, pure and lovely]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Easter lilies pure and lovely,
Rising from their cold, dark bed;
Tell a story sweet and tender:
Christ is risen from the dead.

Refrain:
"He is risen! He is risen!"
Says the pure white lily bell.
May we not the little children,
Of our loving Savior tell?

2 In its nest, each little birdie
Sings a carol, bright and gay;
For to all His tiny creatures,
Jesus brings new life today! [Refrain]

3 Sweeter than the Easter lilies,
And the songs the birdies sing
Are the little children’s praises
Unto Christ, their risen king! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9722

Author: Elizabeth G. H. Atwood

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Text Information

First Line: Easter lilies, pure and lovely
Author: Elizabeth G. H. Atwood
Refrain First Line: He is risen, he is risen
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9722
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #9722

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