Now the Green Blade Riseth

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1 Now the green blade riseth, from the buried grain,
Wheat that in dark earth many days has lain;
Love lives again, that with the dead has been:
Love is come again like wheat that springeth green.

2 In the grave they laid Him, Love who had been slain,
Thinking that He never would awake again,
Laid in the earth like grain that sleeps unseen:
Love is come again like wheat that springeth green.

3 Forth He came at Easter, like the risen grain,
Jesus who for three days in the grave had lain;
Quick from the dead the risen One is seen:
Love is come again like wheat that springeth green.

4 When our hearts are wintry, grieving, or in pain,
Jesus' touch can call us back to life again,
Fields of our hearts that dead and bare have been:
Love is come again like wheat that springeth green.

Source: Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #210

Author: John Macleod Campbell Crum

Crum, John Macleod Campbell Born: Oc­to­ber 12, 1872, Mere Old Hall, Che­shire, Eng­land. Died: De­cem­ber 19, 1958, Farn­ham, Sur­rey, Eng­land. A graduate of New Coll­ege, Ox­ford (BA 1895, MA 1901), Crum was or­dained as a dea­con in 1897, and priest in 1900. He was as­sist­ant cur­ate at St. John the Evan­gel­ist, Dar­ling­ton (1897-1901); do­mes­tic chap­lain to Fran­cis Pa­get, Bi­shop of Ox­ford (1901-10); as­sist­ant cur­ate, Win­dsor (1907-10); Vi­car of Ment­more with Led­burn (1910-12); Rec­tor of Farn­ham (1913-28); and Ca­non of Can­ter­bu­ry (1928-43). His works in­clude: Road Mend­ing on the Sac­red Way, 1924 What Mean Ye by These Stones? 1926 The Orig­in­al J… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now the green blade riseth from the buried grain
Title: Now the Green Blade Riseth
Author: John Macleod Campbell Crum
Meter: 11.10.10.11
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Love is come again, like wheat that springeth green
Copyright: © Oxford University Press

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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #112

Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #212

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #533

Catholic Book of Worship III #403

Chalice Hymnal #230

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #278

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #417

Common Praise (1998) #237

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #153

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #475

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #379

Gather (3rd ed.) #534

Gather Comprehensive #444

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #456

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Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #247

Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #204

Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #501

Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #204

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Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #210

Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #280

Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #355

Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #203

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #433

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #175

Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #80

Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #414

Singing the Faith #306

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #244

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The Cyber Hymnal #4623

The New Century Hymnal #238

The New English Hymnal #115

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The United Methodist Hymnal #311

Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #382

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #186

Worship (3rd ed.) #453

Worship (4th ed.) #495

Worship and Rejoice #311

Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #116

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