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Hail! Festal Day! To Endless Ages KnownFrom the “Sarum Processionale,” Translation by Rev. Thomas A. Lacey (1853-1931)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
954Salve Festa DiesRev. James Baden Powell (1842-1931)10.10. with Refrain

1Hail! Festal day! To endless ages known,
When Christ o’er death victorious, gained His Throne.
2Now with the Lord of new and heavenly birth,
His gifts return to grace the springing earth.
3He reigns supreme, Who died the death of shame;
And all created things adore His Name.
4Fulfill Thy promise, King of Love, we pray,
The third morn brightens; rise, and come away.
5No moldering tomb shall hold Thee in repose;
No stone the Ransom of the world enclose.
6Who holdest all things in Thy hollowed Hand,
No rocky barrier can before Thee stand.
7Cast off the grave-clothes; let them there remain:
Come forth to us, our All, our only gain.
8Creator, Fount of Life, thou knowest the grave;
And thence returning, Thou art strong to save.
9Light of the world! Show us Thy face once more,
The day that died with Thee, today restore.
10A countless people, from death’s bondage freed,
Own Thee Redeemer, following Thy lead.
11The shades of death are pierced, His laws undone,
And trembling chaos flees the rising sun.
Psalm118:24This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Isaiah25:8He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.
1 Corinthians15:54So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.