Beautiful Eastertide

O welcome, bright morning, we love thy sweet light

Author: Jennie Morton
Tune: [O welcome, bright morning, we love thy sweet light]
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1 O welcome, bright morning, we love thy sweet light,
For past is the darkness of sin’s bitter night;
We lift our glad voices in triumph today,
Our glorious Redeemer lives.

Refrain:
O beautiful Eastertide,
Thy wonderful message send far and wide,
O beautiful Eastertide,
We hail, thee, O joyous day.
O beautiful Eastertide,
Thy wonderful message send far and wide,
O beautiful Eastertide,
We love thy refulgent ray.

2 Rejoice! O ye Gentiles, that death is no more,
The grave’s dreadful triumph forever is o’er;
Shout! shout the glad anthem with voice loud and strong,
Our glorious Redeemer lives. [Refrain]

3 The day of rejoicing for mankind is here,
The grave, robbed of terror, no longer hath fear;
Then lift your glad voices in triumph today,
Our glorious Redeemer lives. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #175

Author: Jennie Morton

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Text Information

First Line: O welcome, bright morning, we love thy sweet light
Title: Beautiful Eastertide
Author: Jennie Morton
Refrain First Line: O beautiful Eastertide
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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