Sing, O, sing, ye children

Sing, O, sing, ye children

Author: Marcus Lane
Tune: [Sing, o sing, ye children]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sing, oh sing, ye children,
Sing ye joyfully;
Christ our Lord hath risen
From death’s captivity.
Risen is our Savior,
Christ, our Lord and king!
Therefore sing ye praises,
Joyful homage bring.

Dark and sad the evening,
When His foes prevailed,
When our Master’s body
To the cross was nailed.
Evil foes had conquered,
Holiness was slain;
Satan then victorious,
Ruled the earth again.

2 Follow to the garden, to the rocky tomb,
Where His friends had laid Him
In the deepening gloom;
Roman guards were stationed,
Fixed the Jewish seal,
Lest, by night, the faithful,
Should His body steal. [Refrain]

3 Vain were Roman soldiers,
Vain the Jewish seal,
Christ hath burst the prison!
Christ hath conquered hell!
Risen is our Savior,
Christ our Lord and king!
Therefore sing ye praises,
Joyful homage bring. [Refrain]

4 Ever in the heavens
Reigneth Christ our king,
And His might extolling,
We His praises sing.
Sing the wondrous story,
Of the joyful hour,
When the grave was conquered
By His mighty power. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9024

Author: Marcus Lane

Marcus D. Lane Born: Circa December 1835, New York. Died: After 1900. Lane was living in Bainbridge, New York, in 1850. He and his family had moved to Flint by 1861; he was Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal parish in Flint, 1869-8. By 1900, the family was in Illinois. © The Cyber Hymnal™ ( Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing, O, sing, ye children
Author: Marcus Lane
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #9024
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The Cyber Hymnal #9024

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