158. 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
as the victor over all his foes;
he arose in triumph from the dark domain,
and he lives for ever with his saints to reign —
he arose, he arose,
Alleluia - Christ arose!

2 Vainly they guard his bed,
Jesus my saviour;
vainly they seal the dead,
Jesus my Lord! [Refrain]

3 Death cannot keep his prey,
Jesus my saviour;
he tore the bars away,
Jesus my Lord! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Low in the grave he lay
Author: R. Lowry (1826-1899)
Refrain First Line: Up from the grave he arose
Meter: 6 5 6 4 and refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 1987
Topic: God, Saviour: Risen and Victorious; Easter: The Resurrection of Christ; Easter 3: The Resurrection and the Life
Tune Information
Composer: R. Lowry (1826-1899)
Meter: 6 5 6 4 and refrain
Key: B♭ Major

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