Jesus is risen, Lift up your glad voices

Jesus is risen, Lift up your glad voices

Author: Theodore C. Pease
Tune: EPIPHANY (Thrupp)
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 ‘Jesus is risen!’ Lift up your glad voices!
Night’s dreary shadows are vanished away;
Hark, at the tidings the wide earth rejoices!
‘Jesus is risen, is risen today!’

2 Death’s iron bondage his strong hands have broken;
‘Come,’ speaks the angle, ‘behold where he lay!
Faithful the promise his own lips have spoken:
Jesus is risen, is risen today!’

3 Fair by his open grave blossoms the garden;
Life follows death, bloom is born of decay,
Song after sorrow, and peace after pardon:
‘Jesus is risen, is risen today!’

4 Light dawns in darkness, and comfort in sadness;
Death shall no longer our spirits dismay;
Tears turn to praises, and griefs change to gladness:
‘Jesus is risen, is risen today!’

Source: Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #116

Author: Theodore C. Pease

Pease, Theodora Claudius, born at Poughkeepsie, K.Y., 1853; educated at Harvard, and Andover Theo. Seminary, graduating in 1880; ordained to the Congregational ministry 1884; Bartlett Prof, of Sacred Rhetoric and Lecturer on Pastoral Theology 1893,and died the same year. A small memorial vol. containing an essay on the Christian Ministry, Lectures on Homiletics, &c, with Poems and Hymns, was published by Houghton & Mifflin 1894. Of his hymns the following were included in The Pilgrim Hymnal, N.Y., 1904:— 1. Dear Lord, Who once upon the lake. [Peace.] 1890. 2. How blest Thy first disciples, Lord. [Holy Communion.] 1890. 3. Jesus is risen! lift up your glad voices. [Easter.] 1891. 4. Not long on Hermon's holy height. [Vis… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is risen, Lift up your glad voices
Author: Theodore C. Pease
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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