Hail the day that sees Him rise Alleluia!

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    CGS No.: 
    329

    Verse 1
    Hail the day that sees Him rise Alleluia!
    To His Throne above the skies; Alleluia!
    Christ, the LAMB for sinners given, Alleluia!
    Enters now the highest Heaven. Alleluia!

    Verse 2
    There for Him high triumphs waits; Alleluia!
    Lift your heads, eternal gates; Alleluia!
    He hath conquered death and sin, Alleluia!
    Take the KING of GLORY in, Alleluia!

    Verse 3
    Lo! the Heaven its LORD receives, Alleluia!
    Yet He loves the earth He leaves; Alleluia!
    Though returning to His Throne, Alleluia!
    Still He calls mankind His own. Alleluia!

    Verse 4
    See! He lifts His Hands above; Alleluia!
    See! He shows the prints of love; Alleluia!
    Hark! His gracious Lips bestow Alleluia!
    Blessings on His Church below. Alleluia!

    Verse 5
    Still for us He intercedes, Alleluia!
    His prevailing Death He pleads, Alleluia!
    Near Himself prepares our place, Alleluia!
    He the First-fruits of our race. Alleluia!

    Verse 6
    Lord, though parted from our sight Alleluia!
    Far above the starry height, Alleluia!
    Grant our hearts may thither rise, Alleluia!
    Seeking Thee above the skies. Alleluia!