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Forty days on earth he spent

Forty days on earth he spent

Tune: OLIVET (11542)
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Forty days on earth He spent
Since glad Easter day,
Then from His Apostles' sight
Jesus pass'd away;
Evermore th' Incarnate Son
Sits on God the Father's Throne.

2 "Lift your heads, Eternal gates,"
So the Angels sing;
"Everlasting doors, make way
For the Glorious King!"
Satan's power is overthrown,
Christ the Victor reigns alone!

3 With the Angels we, O Lord,
Songs of triumph raise;
With the twelve, at Bethany,
Up to Heaven we gaze;
Soon Thou wilt return--may be
Watch with joy to welcome Thee!

Amen.

Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #89

Text Information

First Line: Forty days on earth he spent

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The New Children's Hymnal #d70

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The Sunday School Hymnal #15

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #259

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Voices of Praise #89

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