Morning Breaks Upon the Gloom

See the place where Jesus lay

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [See the place where Jesus lay]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 See the place where Jesus lay,
Mark the open portal;
Angels rolled the stone away,
On that day immortal.

Morning breaks upon the gloom,
Broken seal and empty tomb,
Seek Him not among the dead,
He is risen, as He said.

2 Hasten now to those who grieve,
Tell the wondrous story;
Be not faithless, but believe;
Ye shall see His glory. [Refrain]

3 See the place where Jesus lay,
Weep no more in sadness;
Hail His resurrection day,
Bright with joy and gladness. [Refrain]

4 Tell the world that Jesus lay,
And shall live forever;
From the life that now His gives
Death no more shall sever. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 1: compiled and arranged for use in gospel meetings, Sunday schools, prayer meetings and other religious services #24

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See the place where Jesus lay
Title: Morning Breaks Upon the Gloom
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Morning breaks upon the gloom
Copyright: Public Domain



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