169. This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made

1 This is the day the Lord hath made,
He calls the hours His own;
Let heaven rejoice; let earth be glad,
And praise surround the throne.

2 Today He arose and left the dead,
And Satan's empire fell;
Today the saints His triumphs spread,
And all His wonders tell.

3 Hosanna to the anointed King!
To David's holy Son!
Help us, O Lord: descend and bring
Salvation from Thy throne.

4 Blest be the Lord, who comes to men
With messages of grace;
Who comes in God, His Father's name,
To save our sinful race.

5 Hosanna in the highest strains
The church on earth can raise;
The highest heavens, in which He reigns
Shall give Him nobler praise.


Text Information
First Line: This is the day the Lord hath made
Title: This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Topic: Jesus Christ: Resurrection; Jesus: Resurrection; Thanksgiving
Tune Information
Composer: Thomas A. Arne, 1710-1778
Meter: CM
Key: F Major or modal
Notes: Higher key (G), No. 171

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