Jesus Is Risen

The happy morn is come, Christ quits the grave

Author: Thomas Haweis
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 The happy morn is come,
Christ quits the grave;
Triumphant leaves the tomb,
With pow'r to save.

Chorus:
Jesus is risen! Jesus is risen!
Swiftly the glad message spread;
Jesus is risen; Jesus is risen,
Jesus is risen indeed.

2 Who now accuseth them
For whom Christ died;
Who now shall those condemn,
God justified. [Chorus]

3 Christ hath the ransom paid—
Our vict'ry won;
On Him our help is laid;
The work is done. [Chorus]

Source: Loving Voices: for Sunday-school, church and home circle #79

Author: Thomas Haweis

Thomas Haweis (b. Redruth, Cornwall, England, 1734; d. Bath, England, 1820) Initially apprenticed to a surgeon and pharmacist, Haweis decided to study for the ministry at Oxford and was ordained in the Church of England in 1757. He served as curate of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford, but was removed by the bishop from that position because of his Methodist leanings. He also was an assistant to Martin Madan at Locke Hospital, London. In 1764 he became rector of All Saints Church in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, and later served as administrator at Trevecca College, Wales, a school founded by the Countess of Huntingdon, whom Haweis served as chaplain. After completing advanced studies at Cambridge, he published a Bible commentary and a volume… Go to person page >

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First Line: The happy morn is come, Christ quits the grave
Title: Jesus Is Risen
Author: Thomas Haweis
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus is risen! Jesus is risen!
Publication Date: 1887
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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