We'll sing all hail to Jesus' name

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1. We’ll sing all hail to Jesus’ name,
And praise and honor give
To him who bled on Calvary’s hill
And died that we might live.

2. He passed the portals of the grave;
Salvation was his song;
He called upon the sinbound soul
To join the heav’nly throng.

3. He seized the keys of death and hell
And bruised the serpent’s head;
He bid the prison doors unfold,
The grave yield up her dead.

4. The bread and water represent
His sacrifice for sin;
Ye Saints, partake and testify
Ye do remember him.

Source: Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #182

Author: Richard Alldridge

Richard Alldridge was born in 1815 in Floore, Northamptonshire, England. He worked as a shoemaker near Birmingham. In 1847 he was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and then spent several years as a missionary in England. He contributed five hymns to the 1840 Manchester Hymnal. He was appointed to preside over Warwickshire in 1857, which he did until he was released to emigrate to "Zion" - Salt Lake City in 1861. He contributed other hymns to church periodicals and hymnals. He died in 1896 in Cedar City, Utah. Dianne Shapiro, from "Richard Alldridge: a builder of the kingdom: a singing shoemaker and poet" by Cheryl Evans Frome https://familysearch.org/photos/stories/16507531 Go to person page >

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First Line: We'll sing all hail to Jesus' name
Author: Richard Alldridge
Copyright: Public Domain

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