He lives, O message softly breathed

He lives, O message softly breathed

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [He lives, O message softly breathed]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 He lives, O message softly breathed,
Where bend the branches ‘mid the gloom;
Where bright the stainless lilies wreathed,
Shed fragrance o’er the garden tomb.

O seek Him not among the dead,
Have ye forgot the word He said?
O mourn no more a Master slain,
For lo, the world’s Redeemer evermore shall reign!

2 He lives, the breeze of morning sings,
O’er Calv’ry’s hill where sunlight falls;
All joy the dawn of morning brings,
And grief no more the heart enthralls. [Refrain]

3 He lives, for white robed angels wait,
In gleaming splendor of the sky;
Unbarred is morning’s golden gate,
Then sing, ye saddened ones who sigh. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #210

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He lives, O message softly breathed
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: O seek him not among the dead
Copyright: Public Domain



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