Easter Greeting Song

The blessed Easter comes again

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [The blessed Easter comes again]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The blessed Easter comes again,
The holy Sabbath dawning,
With anthems sweet we come to greet,
The Resurrection Morning.

Hail the day! hail the day!
Sing with joy and mirth;
Flowers fair, ev’rywhere,
Gladness fills the earth.
He is risen from the grave,
He is ris’n, the world to save,
Hail the day, hail the day,
Hail the Easter day!

2 We meet within the house of praise,
With flow’rs for its adorning,
And gladly sing, to Him, our King,
This Resurrection Morning. [Refrain]

3 As all the wonder of His love
Within our hearts is dawning,
We’ll live with care, that we may share
His Resurrection Morning. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #232

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. 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: The blessed Easter comes again
Title: Easter Greeting Song
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hail the day! hail the day
Copyright: Public Domain


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