Scripture Verse

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? 1 Corinthians 15:55


J. Lincoln Hall (1866–1930)

Words: Ir­vin H. Mack, The Ser­vice of Praise (Phi­la­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: Hall-Mack, 1900), num­ber 181.

Music: J. Lin­coln Hall (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Mack (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Bright is the beau­te­ous light shin­ing,
Past is the hour of re­pin­ing,
Come, all your sor­rows re­sign­ing,
For Christ is ris’n.


Light from the tomb, past is its gloom,
Darkness is fled, the day is break­ing at last.
See from the grave, He comes to save,
Jesus is vic­tor ov­er sin and death.

Sorrow is turned into sing­ing,
Joy bells their glad notes are ring­ing,
Hope in our hearts now is spring­ing,
For Christ is ris’n.


See from the tomb light is break­ing,
See all around life is wak­ing,
Hope from the grave now be tak­ing,
For Christ is ris’n.