In Triumph Our Redeemer

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1 In triumph our Redeemer
Is now to life returned.
All praise to Him who, dying,
Hath our salvation earned!
No more death’s fetter galls us,
The grave no more appalls us,
For Jesus lives again.

2 In glory Thou appearest,
And earth is filled with light;
With resurrection radiance
The very tomb is bright;
There’s joy in heav’nly places
When o’er all earthly races
The dawn of mercy breaks.

3 Teach me with Thee to suffer,
With Thee to live and die,
In trial and temptation
On Thy help to rely.
To them alone who suffered
With Thee the palm is offered
When our last fight is won.

4 When in the morning watches
Of that last day of dread
Thou comest in Thy glory
To judge both quick and dead,
How sweet Thy promise spoken,
Thyself the living token,
That death shall be no more.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11933

Author: Erik G. Geijer

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Translator: Ernst W. Olson, 1870-1958

Ernst W. Olson (b. Skane, Sweden, 1870; d. Chicago, IL, 1958) prepared the English translation for the 1925 Hymnal of the Lutheran Augustana Synod. As editor, writer, poet, and translator, Olson made a valuable contribution to Swedish-American culture and to church music. His family immigrated to Nebraska when he was five years old, but he spent much of his life in the Chicago area. Educated at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, he was editor of several Swedish-American newspapers and spent most of his professional career as an editor for the Augustana Book Concern (1911-1949). Olson wrote History of the Swedes in Illinois (1908). He also contributed four original hymns and twenty-eight translations to The Hymnal (1925) of the Evang… Go to person page >

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First Line: In triumph our Redeemer
Title: In Triumph Our Redeemer
Author: Erik G. Geijer
Translator: Ernst W. Olson, 1870-1958
Meter: 7.6.7.6.7.7.6
Source: Swedish
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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