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A full atonement now is made,

The sumless debt of sin is paid,
The Grave is conquered, man is free,
We live, we live eternally.

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Now God from Heaven to earth comes down,
His power, his love, his truth, are known;
Break forth, ye nations all, and sing,
'The Lord is risen, the Lord is King.'

Expect him, O ye sons of light,

To come again with clouds in might;
Both quick and dead shall in that day
Hear his dread summons and obey.

The Lord is risen; ye deaf men, hear;
Ye dead, arise; your God is near;
Come forth, come forth, rejoice and sing,
'The Lord is risen, the Lord is King.'

WITNESSES OF THE RESURRECTION.

"Him God raised up, and showed him openly, not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God."

Ask we the cause so few,

The Lord of life who knew,

Beheld him, when from death he rose to view

The holy women, then

A group of faithful men,

And last in Galilee a humble train :

Know, this was God's own way,
By which, his wrath to stay,

He proved if men would listen and obey:
Not in the people's sight,

Not in his risen might,

Not with a sudden blaze of heaven-sent light

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In silent power arose

From his three days' repose

The Lord, the Saviour, startling friends and foes; He stood in flesh and bone,

Seen but by few, alone,

Himself the witness that the work was done!

He, who did thus appear

Of old in vision clear

To those who did in humble faith draw near,
Has promised to send down

His Spirit to his own,

Till he shall come himself, their joy and crown.

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