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Rejoice and Be Glad


Words by Horatius Bonar (1808-1889)
Tune: REVIVE US AGAIN by John J. Husband (1760-1825), 1815
Key signature: G major (1 sharp)
Meter: 11.11. with Refrain
Public Domain
1. Rejoice and be glad! The Redeemer has come! Go look on His cradle, His cross and His tomb.
Refrain: Sound His praises! Tell the story Of Him Who was slain! Sound His praises! Tell with gladness He liveth again!
2. Rejoice and be glad! Now the pardon is free! The Just for the unjust Has died on the tree.
3. Rejoice and be glad! For the Lamb that was slain O’er death is triumphant, And liveth again.
4. Rejoice and be glad! For our Lord is on high: He pleadeth for us on His throne in the sky!
5. Rejoice and be glad! For He cometh again! He cometh in glory– The Lamb that was slain.