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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

Timeline

Instances

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

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

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Precious Hymns #40

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #61

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The Voice of Praise #206

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Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns #212

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Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #387

Gospel Hymns #d302

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

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Living Hymns #364

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d33

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Pocket Hymns #137

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d446

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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

The Crowning Triumph #d70

The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d199

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d168

The Southern Psalmist #d456

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d479

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