Day of wonder

He is risen, day of wonder

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [He is risen, day of wonder]
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1 He is risen, day of wonder,
Day when death itself was slain!
Like a grandly swelling thunder
Sounds the word “He lives again.”

Refrain:
Hallelujah! hallelujah!
Praises to the Lamb we sing;
Hallelujah! hallelujah!
Hail to our victorious King.

2 See His royal banner waving
On the blood-stained fields of strife!
There, for humblest hearts that love Him,
Jesus bo’t eternal life. [Refrain]

3 Blessed Jesus, living Saviour,
Thou art risen from the grave;
We are trusting in Thy favor;
Thou art mighty now to save. [Refrain]

Source: Worship and Service #107

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: He is risen, day of wonder
Title: Day of wonder
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

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The Cyber Hymnal #11788
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