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The Church Hymnal Revised and Enlarged, 1892116
Angels, Roll the Rock Away!Rev. Thomas Scott, 1769, and Rev. Thomas Gibbons, 1775

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
116aArimatheaCharles F. Roper (1843-?)7.7.7.7.8.7.
116bEasterRev. John B. Dykes (1823-1876)7.7.7.7.8.7.
116cFirthR. A. Firth7.7.7.7.8.7.

1Angels, roll the rock away!
Death, yield up the mighty Prey!
See, the Savior quits the tomb,
Glowing with immortal bloom.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Christ the Lord is risen today.
2Shout, ye seraphs; angels, raise
Your eternal song of praise;
Let the earth’s remotest bound
Echo to the blissful sound.
Alleluia, Alleluia!
Christ the Lord is risen today.
3Holy Father, Holy Son,
Holy Spirit, Three in One,
Glory as of old to Thee,
Now and evermore, shall be.
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Christ the Lord is risen today. Amen.
Matthew27:29And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
Matthew28:1-81 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. 3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: 4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. 5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. 7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you. 8 And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.
Matthew28:2-62 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. 3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: 4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. 5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
Mark15:17And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,
Mark16:2-72 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. 3 And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre? 4 And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great. 5 And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted. 6 And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him. 7 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
Mark16:4And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.
Luke24:2And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre.
Luke24:2-72 And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre. 3 And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments: 5 And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead? 6 He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee, 7 Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.
John19:5Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!
Acts2:24Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
1 Corinthians15:20But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.
1 Corinthians15:55,5655 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? 56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
1 Corinthians15:55-5755 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? 56 The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians2:14,1514 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross; 15 And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
2 Timothy2:8Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:
1 Peter1:21Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
1 Peter3:18For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: