Gift #986: Happy Easter

Happy Resurrection Day!  I hope you all had a wonderful day and found joy in celebrating new life.  As is our usual tradition, I have a Easter hymn to share with you today.  I wasn’t quite for sure what song to pick, but then we sang this at church today and I knew it was the one for this year.  Today we celebrate our Lord’s victory over death and sin, remember His love for us, and wait in hopeful expectation of the day when our faith is made sight in His presence.

Crown Him with Many Crowns

 Crown him with many crowns,
the Lamb upon his throne,
Hark! how the heavenly anthem drowns
all music but its own.
Awake, my soul, and sing
of him who died for thee,
and hail him as thy matchless King
through all eternity.

  Crown him the Lord of life,
who triumphed o’er the grave,
and rose victorious in the strife
for those he came to save.
His glories now we sing,
who died, and rose on high,
who died, eternal life to bring,
and lives that death may die.

  Crown him the Lord of peace,
whose power a scepter sways
from pole to pole, that wars may cease,
and all be prayer and praise.
His reign shall know no end,
and round his pierced feet
fair flowers of paradise extend
their fragrance ever sweet.

  Crown him the Lord of love;
behold his hands and side,
those wounds, yet visible above,
in beauty glorified.
All hail, Redeemer, hail!
For thou hast died for me;
thy praise and glory shall not fail
throughout eternity.

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Easter blessings to you,

Sarah

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