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Lo the rock is rolled away

Lo the rock is rolled away

Author: Thomas Scott
Tune: WILMOT (Weber)
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lo, the stone is rolled away!
Death yields up his mighty prey;
Jesus, rising from the tomb,
Scatters all its fearful gloom.

2 Praise him, ye celestial choirs,
Praise, and sweep your golden lyres!
Praise him in the noblest songs,
From ten thousand thousand tongues.

3 Every note with rapture swell,
And the Saviour's triumph tell;
Where, O death! is now thy sting?
Where thy terrors, vanquished king?

4 Let Immanuel be adored,
Ransom, Mediator, Lord!
To creation's utmost bound
Let th' eternal praise resound.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #206

Author: Thomas Scott

Thomas Scott was born at Norwich, and was the son of a Dissenting minister. After his education he began his ministerial life at Wartmell, in Norfolk, adding also the labours of school-teaching. Subsequently he changed his pastoral relations several times, spending the last years of his life at Hupton, in Norfolk, where he died in 1776. He was the author of some prose works, several poems, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lo the rock is rolled away
Author: Thomas Scott
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 26 of 26)
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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #320

Gospel Hymns #d302

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #152

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #152

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #387

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Living Hymns #364

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d33

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Pocket Hymns #137

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Precious Hymns #40

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d446

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #61

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #182

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S379

Sabbath Songs and Spiritual Hymns #d70

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #212

The Crowning Triumph #d70

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #364

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d168

The Southern Psalmist #d456

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d479

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The Voice of Praise #206

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