Lo, a Risen Lord

Lo a risen Lord we sing

Author: Robert M. Offord
Tune: [Lo, a risen Lord we sing]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Lo, a risen Lord we sing—Alleluia!
Once He died, love’s offering—Alleluia!
See Him Death’s dark terrors brave,
Dying, dying souls to save,
Us to rescue from the grave—Alleluia!

2 Short within the tomb His stay—Alleluia!
Death no more can hold its prey—Alleluia!
Lo, He bled to meet our need,
Rose His precious blood to plead,
Still for us doth intercede—Alleluia!

3 His the death, but ours the life—Alleluia!
Ours the vict’ry, His the strife—Alleluia!
Now by all the grief He bore,
Now by all the shame He wore,
We are His forevermore—Alleluia!

4 Lo, a risen life we bring—Alleluia!
This our love’s glad offering—Alleluia!
Souls redeemed and hearts renewed,
Wills to His sweet will subdued,
These shall speak our gratitude—Alleluia!

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #174

Author: Robert M. Offord

Offord, Robert M., son of an English "open-communion" Baptist, was born at St. Austell, Cornwall, Sept. 17, 1846. In 1870 he removed to America, where he was associated for some time with the Methodists, but subsequently joined the Reformed Dutch Church in 1878. He is editor of the New York Observer. To that paper he contributed:— 1. Jesus, heed me, lost and dying. Lent. 2. It is no untried way. Christ's Burden. No. 1 appeared on Jan. 25th, and No. 2 on Feb. 1st, 1883. They were revised for Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884 (Duffield's English Hymns, N. Y., 1886). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Lo a risen Lord we sing
Title: Lo, a Risen Lord
Author: Robert M. Offord

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