Victory o'er the grave

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1 Grave where is thy vic’try? Death where is thy sting?
Jesus rose in triumph! glory to the King!
Sound the blessed tidings! Jesus lives again!
Death forever vanquished! shout the glad refrain!

Refrain:
Glory be to God! Jesus loves! Jesus lives!
He’ll redeem the lost! He forgives! He forgives!
Grave where is thy vict’ry? Death where is thy sting?
Jesus lives triumphant! let His praises ring!

2 Jesus died in anguish on the cruel tree!
But He rose Hosanna! brings us liberty!
Victor! King supernal! glorious in might,
Jesus brings His people everlasting light. [Refrain]

3 Glory in the highest! shout the grand refrain
Bear abroad the message, Jesus lives again!
Heav’n and earth in chorus, join in songs of praise,
Unto our Redeemer hearts and voices raise. [Refrain]

4 Jesus only Jesus, still our song shall be,
Jesus loves His people, He doth set us free,
Nevermore in bondage sin can us enthrall,
Christ our blest redemption hath reclaimed us all. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #151

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

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First Line: Grave where is thy victory
Title: Victory o'er the grave
Author: Laura E. Newell
Refrain First Line: Glory be to God, Jesus lives

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