435. Low in the grave he lay

1 Low in the grave he lay,
Jesus my Saviour;
waiting the coming day,
Jesus, my Lord.

Up from the grave he arose,
with a mighty triumph o'er his foes;
he arose a victor from the dark domain,
and he lives for ever with his saints to reign.
He arose! He arose!
Hallelujah! Christ arose!

2 Vainly they watch his bed,
Jesus my Saviour;
vainly they seal the dead,
Jesus, my Lord. [Refrain]

3 Death cannot keep its prey,
Jesus my Saviour;
he tore the bars away,
Jesus, my Lord. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Low in the grave he lay
Title: Low in the grave he lay
Author: Robert Lowry
Refrain First Line: Up from the grave he arose
Meter: 65 64 and Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2000
Scripture: ;
Topic: Easter; Year A: Easter 2; Years A, B, and C: Easter Eve
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Lowry, 1826-1899
Meter: 65 64 and Refrain
Key: B♭ Major

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