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68. C. M. Dodbridge.
Looking in the Sepulchre.
Chase all your fears away,
The place where Jesus lay.
Such wonders love can do;
Which throbbed and bled for you.
The Savior lives again!
The Conqueror could detain.
His once dishonored head;
Who dwelt among the dead.
His empty tomb survey ;
Through all his shining way.
69. P. M. H. WARE, JR.
Hymn for Easter. 1 Lift your glad voices in triumph on high,
For Jesus hath risen, and man cannot die: Vain were the terrors that gathered around him,
And short the dominion of death and the grave : He burst from the fetters of darkness that bound him, Resplendent in glory, to live and to save :
Loud was the chorus of angels on high,
2 Glory to God in full anthems of joy ;
The being he gave us death cannot destroy: Sad were the life we must part with to-morrow,
If tears were our birthright, and death were our end; But Jesus hath cheered the dark valley of sorrow, And bade us, immortal, to heaven ascend :
Lift, then, your voices in triumph on high,
70. L. M. Heber.
The last Advent of Christ.
The hills their fixéd seat forsake,
2 The Lord will come! but not the same
As once in lowly form he came,
3 The Lord will come! a dreadful form,
With wreath of flame, and robe of storm,
4 Can this be he who wont to stray
A pilgrim on the world's highway,
O God, is this the Crucified ?
Go seek the mountain's cleft in vain;
71. L. M. Watts.
Does his successive journeys run;
Till moons shall wax and wane no more; — 2 People and realms of every tongue
Dwell on his love with sweetest song,
Their early blessings on his name.
The prisoner leaps to loose his chains,
4 Let every creature rise and bring
Peculiar honors to our King,
72. S. M. H. MartinEAU.
Our path through wilds is laid;
Amid the breaking shade.
Meet on the battle-plain;
3 Lord Jesus, come; for still
Vice shouts her maniac mirtn;
While teems the fruitful earth.
4 Hark! herald voices near
Lead on thy happier day;
We wait to strow thy way. 5 Come, as in days of old,
With words of grace and power ; Gather us all within thy fold,
And never leave us more.
73. L. M. DODdridGE.
Christ the Sun of Righteousness.
Source of the light that rules the day,
Reflects thy rays and speaks thy name. 2 In louder strains we sing that grace
Which gives the Sun of Righteousness,
And scatters healing from his wings. 3 Still on our hearts may Jesus shine,
With beams of light and love divine;
And cheered by him shall grow and thrive. 4 O, may his glories stand confessed,
From north to south, from east to west;
5 When shall that radiant scene arise,
When, fixed on high, in purer skies,
1 BEHOLD, the blind their sight receive!
Behold, the dead awake and live!
Leap like the hart, and bless his name ! 2 Thus doth th' eternal Spirit own
And seal the mission of his Son;
While he hangs bleeding on the cross.
No more to bleed, no more to die! 4 Hence, and forever, from my heart
I bid my doubts and fears depart;
75. C. M. ENFIELD.
Example of Christ.
Appears each grace divine ;