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Hallelujah To The Lord

Hallelujah to the Lord! See Christ in glory rise

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [Hallelujah to the Lord!]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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Hallelujah to the Lord!
See Christ in glory rise,
Death never can appall us,
Because Hell’s strong bonds are broken,
Christ rose today,
He bringeth life,
He bringeth life and peace.

Behold Him! He cometh forth in might,
While angle guards watch o’er the empty tomb;
Blest Jesus, Thou mighty Conqueror,
Thy vict’ry bringeth immortality.

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #84

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: Hallelujah to the Lord! See Christ in glory rise
Title: Hallelujah To The Lord
Author: Laura E. Newell