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He is not here, but is risen

O, day of awful story, Jesus is dead

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [Oh, day of awful story]
Published in 17 hymnals

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1. Oh, day of awful story—
Jesus is dead!
Sad end to hope of glory—
Jesus is dead!

Behold the stone is rolled away!
And shining ones have come to say:
He is not here, but is risen!
He is not here, but is risen
The night of death is past and gone—
Arise, and greet the glorious morn!
He is not here, but is risen!
He is not here, but is risen!

2. A weary night of weeping—
Jesus is dead!
A night that knew no sleeping—
Jesus is dead! [Refrain]

3. A day in sorrow dawning—
Jesus is dead!
A sad and gloomy morning—
Jesus is dead! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2421

Author: D. W. Whittle

[Also published under the pseudonym El Nathan.]… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, day of awful story, Jesus is dead
Title: He is not here, but is risen
Author: D. W. Whittle
Refrain First Line: Behold the stone is rolled away



The Cyber Hymnal #2421
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