Scripture Verse

Come, see the place where the Lord lay.@Matthew 28:6

Words: Ar­thur T. Rus­sell, Psalms and Hymns (Cam­bridge, Eng­land: John Deigh­ton, 1851), num­ber 102.

Music: Chris­tus Der Uns Sel­ig Macht Mi­chael Weisse, 1531 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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In the tomb, behold He lies
Who the dead awaketh.
Christ, our stricken sacrifice,
Of sweet rest partaketh.
Fear we then no more the gloom
Of death’s narrow dwelling:
Jesus died! the wondering tomb
Of His praise is telling.

Vainly shall His foes rejoice;
Vainly death detain Him:
Lazarus heard His mighty voice;
What shall then restrain Him?
What shall bind His conquering arm,
Who the mountains rendeth?
Who, that He may death disarm,
To the tomb descendeth?