90. Praise the Saviour!

1 Praise the Saviour
Now and ever!
Praise Him all beneath the skies!
Prostrate lying,
Suffering, dying,
On the cross, a Sacrifice:
Victory gaining,
Life obtaining,
Now in glory He doth rise.

2 All is finished,
And accomplished;
Christ is now our Righteousness
He our Saviour,
Hath forever
Set us free from dire distress.
Through His merit
We inherit
Light and peace and happiness.

3 We're delivered,
Our bonds severed,
Christ hath bruised the serpent's head;
Death no longer
Is the stronger,
Hell itself is captive led.
Christ hath risen
From death's prison,
O'er the tomb He light hath shed.

4 Praise forever
For His favor
Unto God the Father sing;
Praise the Saviour,
Praise Him ever,
Son of God, our Lord and King;
Praise the Spirit,
Through Christ's merit.
He doth us salvation bring.

Text Information
First Line: Praise the Saviour
Title: Praise the Saviour!
Author: Venantius H. C. Fortunatus, 530-609
Author: Johann Olof Wallin, 1779-1839 (1819)
Meter: 4 4 7, 4 4 7, 4 4 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1901
Topic: Easter
Tune Information
Meter: 4 4 7, 4 4 7, 4 4 7.
Source: Swedish

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