Tag Archives: Eastertide

The Lord Ascendeth Up On High

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Ascensiontide: The Lord ascendeth up on high, Loud anthems round him swelling; The Lord hath triumphed gloriously, In … Continue reading

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The Head That Once Was Crowned With Thorns

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Ascensiontide: The head that once was crowned with thorns Is crowned with glory now: A royal diadem … Continue reading

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O Christ, Our Joy, To Whom Is Given

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as the Morning Office … Continue reading

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On The Resurrection Morning

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Easter: On the Resurrection morning Soul and body meet again; No more sorrow, no more weeping, No more … Continue reading

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Love’s Redeeming Work Is Done

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Easter: Love’s redeeming work is done; Fought the fight, the battle won: Lo, our Sun’s eclipse is … Continue reading

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Alleluya! Alleluya! Hearts To Heaven And Voices Raise

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal, 1906 where it is listed as a hymn for Easter: Alleluya! Alleluya! Hearts to heaven and voices raise; Sing to God a hymn of gladness, Sing … Continue reading

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A Brighter Dawn Is Breaking

This is the original text as it appears in The English Hymnal, 1906 where it is listed as a hymn for Easter: A brighter dawn is breaking, And earth with praise is waking; For thou, O King most highest, The … Continue reading

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