192 This joyful Eastertide

The Hymnal 1982 192

This joyful Eastertide

George R. Woodward. 1848-1934
Charles Wood, 1866-1926
Meter with refrain

1. This joyful Eastertide, away with care and sorrow! My Love, the Crucified, hath sprung to life this morrow.

Refrain: Had Christ, that once was slain, ne'er burst his three-day prison, our faith had been in vain; but now is Christ arisen, arisen, arisen, arisen.

2. Death's flood hath lost its chill, since Jesus crossed the river: Lord of all life, from ill my passing soul deliver. (Refrain)

3. My flesh in hope shall rest, and for a season slumber, till trump from east to west shall wake the dead in number. (Refrain)

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