Hail the day that sees Him rise Alleluia!

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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!