413. The day of resurrection!

1. The day of resurrection!
Earth, tell it out abroad;
the passover of gladness,
the passover of God!
From death to life eternal,
from sin's dominion free,
our Christ has brought us over
with hymns of victory.

2 Our hearts be pure from evil,
that we may see aright
the Lord in rays eternal
of resurrection light;
and, listening to his accents,
may hear, so calm and plain,
his own 'All hail!' and, hearing,
may raise the victor strain.

3 Now let the heavens be joyful
and earth her song begin,
the round world keep high triumph
and all that is therein;
let all things seen and unseen
their notes in gladness blend,
for Christ the Lord has risen,
our Joy that has no end.

Text Information
First Line: The day of resurrection!
Greek Title: Άναστάσεως ήμέρα
Author: John of Damascus (c. 675-c. 750)
Translator: John Mason Neale (1818-1866) (alt.)
Meter: 76 76 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christ Risen: Resurrection and Exaltation; Christian Year: Easter
Tune Information
Name: ELLACOMBE
Meter: 76 76 D
Key: A Major
Source: German melody, 18th century as adapted in Mainz Gesangbuch, 1833; harmonised St Gall Gesangbuch, 1863



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