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Morn of beauty, joyous morn

Morn of beauty, joyous morn

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

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Morn of beauty, joyous morn
Hails the Resurrection day,
All our fears are borne away,
Hope into our world is born.

See, the stone is rolled away,
Empty stands the silent tomb,
Death is dead, and gone the gloom
Where the risen Saviour lay.

Women bare the spices, sad,
In the early morning grey,
But they wiped their tears away,
For the angel made them glad.

Tell the tidings far abroad,
"He is risen even as He said,"
Life immortal from the dead
Is the gift of Christ our God.

Glory, glory evermore,
To the Christ Who died to save,
Wresting victory from the grave,--
To the Christ we now adore.

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

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First Line: Morn of beauty, joyous morn
Translator: John Brownlie
Language: English