The Lord Himself shall descend from Heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first; then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.@1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

Haldor Lillenas, in Alexander’s Gospel Songs and Solos, edited by Charles M. Alexander (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Sterling Music Company, 1917) (🔊 pdf nwc). Some hymnals show the author as Richard Hainsworth, one of Lillenas’ pseudonyms.

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Haldor Lillenas (1885-1959)

When the trump of God shall sound,
From the lonely grave and mound,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise;
From the grave forever free,
Clothed with immortality,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise.

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On the resurrection morning we shall rise,
And together meet the Savior in the skies,
From the grave forever free,
Clothed with immortality,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise.

Martyred millions who were slain,
Shall come forth with Christ to reign—
On the resurrection morning we shall rise;
Patriarchs and sages old
Will arise from dust and mold,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise.

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Those who left us years ago,
We shall meet again and know—
On the resurrection morning we shall rise;
Death has lost its dreaded sting,
With triumphant joy we sing,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise.

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If the Lord should come today,
With a thrill our hearts can say,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise;
For the living who remain,
Shall be caught up without pain,
On the resurrection morning we shall rise.

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