The Easter lilies send their rich perfume

The Easter lilies send their rich perfume

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: KIMPTON
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 The Easter lilies shed their rich perfume,
And greet the morning of the Resurrection;
So let our spirits sweetly bud and bloom,
And yield the off’ring of a pure affection.

Refrain:
We ring the bells of Eastertide!
We sing the praise of Him who died!
We hail the day when He arose,
Triumphant over all His foes.

2 Let happy children hail their risen Lord,
And infant voices softly sing His glory;
Let ev’ry Christian spread the heav’nly word,
And tell again the blessed Easter story! [Refrain]

3 Today, ye bells, ring out a joyful chime,
With cheerful tones and merry notes of gladness;
And greet once more the happy Eastertime,
And bid each mourning heart dispel its sadness. [Refrain]

4 O Lord of Life! on this bright Easter morn,
Accept the tribute of our adoration;
May life divine in ev’ry soul be born,
And rise from sin and death to full salvation. [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #714

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Easter lilies send their rich perfume
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: We ring the bells of Eastertide

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