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Out Of The Shadow

Out of the shadow of death and the grave

Author: Jennie Harrison
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Out of the shadow of death and the grave,
Jesus our Savior hath come,
Bright in His glory and mighty to save,
Free from the taint of the tomb!
Robes of humanity, sanctified so,
Worn in His pitying love,
Drop, with their weight of earth weakness and woe—
Jesus ascendeth above.

Victory! victory! let it resound,
Death can no longer enthrall;
Jesus is risen! repeat the glad sound,
Life and salvation for all.

2 Out of the shadow of winter’s long night,
Earth comes in gladness today!
Clad in the garments of springtime and light,
Scattering doubt and dismay.
Beautiful story that never grows old,
Pledge from our conquering Lord,
Earth is redeemed from its darkness and cold;
Easter hath come at His word. [Refrain]

3 Out of the shadow of weakness and fear,
Let us arise, then, today!
Jesus hath called us, our Easter is here!
Why should we doubt and delay?
Here is the path that our conqueror trod,
Bright with His blessings of peace;
These are His blossoms that spring from the sod,
Telling of hope and release. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10182

Author: Jennie Harrison

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Text Information

First Line: Out of the shadow of death and the grave
Title: Out Of The Shadow
Author: Jennie Harrison
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Victory, victory, won for us all
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10182
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #10182

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