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Morning 163t

Tune: Amos Pilsbury, 1799
Alto: Mrs. Anna L. (Cooper) Blackshear, 1902
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1709
Meter: Long Meter (8,8,8,8)
He dies, the friend of sinners dies,
Lo! Salemís daughters weep around;
A solemn darkness veils the skies,
A sudden trembling shakes the ground.

Hereís love and grief beyond degree:
The Lord of glory dies for men;
But lo! what sudden joys we see!
Jesus, the dead, revives again.

The rising God forsakes the tomb;
Up to His Fatherís court He flies,
Cherubic legions guard Him home,
And shout Him welcome to the skies.