Sweet spices they brought on their star lighted way

Sweet spices they brought on their star lighted way

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Representative Text

1 Sweet spices they brought on their star-lighted way,
And came to the grave by the dawning of day.
"But who will the stone from the sepulcher roll?"
They said, as the tears from their weeping eyes stole.

2 The stone is removed, and the Savior is gone;
Oh, hail, ye disciples, this bright Sabbath morn.
Lift, lift your glad voices in triumph on high;
Your Master has risen, and ye shall not die.

3 May Christ now appear as to Mary He came,
And fill every bosom with piety’s flame.
Then Heaven’s bright glories we soon shall obtain,
Nor Sabbaths, so peaceful, be useless and vain.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8594

Text Information

First Line: Sweet spices they brought on their star lighted way
Copyright: Public Domain


KEDRON (Hubbard)


ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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The Cyber Hymnal #8594
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The Cyber Hymnal #8594

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