The happy morn is come, Triumphant o'er the grave

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1. The happy morn is come!
Triumphant o’er the grave,
The Lord hath left the tomb
Omnipotent to save.

Refrain
Captivity is captive led;
For Jesus liveth that was dead.

2. Who now accuseth them
For whom their Surety died?
Who now shall those condemn
Whom God hath justified? [Refrain]

3. Christ hath the ransom paid;
The glorious work is done;
Oh Him our help is laid;
By Him our victory won. [Refrain]

4. Hail, the triumphant Lord!
Thy resurrection Thou!
We bless Thy sacred Word;
Before Thy throne we bow. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2143

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, Triumphant o'er the grave
Author: Thomas Haweis
Refrain First Line: Captivity is captive led

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MAY


DARWALL

Composed by John Darwall (b. Haughton, Staffordshire, England, 1731; d. Walsall, Staffordshire, England, 1789), DARWALL'S 148TH was first published as a setting for Psalm 148 in Aaron William's New Universal Psalmodist (1770) with only soprano and bass parts. The harmonization dates from the ninete…

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