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See the place where Jesus lay

See the place where Jesus lay

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

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

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

Refrain:
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
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Morning breaks upon the gloom

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #24

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Sacred Songs No. 1 #24

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