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On the Resurrection Morning Lyrics and Music

The glorifying words and lyrics of the celebrated hymn begin with "On the resurrection morning, Soul and body meet again" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "On the Resurrection Morning" hymn were written by its English author Sabine Baring-Gould. The author of the hymn, Sabine Baring-Gould, was born on January 28, 1834 and died on January 2, 1924. The haunting music that accompanies the "On the Resurrection Morning" song of praise was composed by Ira David Sankey.  The composer of the music to the "On the Resurrection Morning" hymn, Ira David Sankey, was born on August 28, 1840 and died on August 13, 1908. We have placed "On the Resurrection Morning" in the category of Funeral Songs. Enjoy the rousing lyrics of this popular Christian song and traditional church hymn.

On the Resurrection Morning Hymn
Title: On the Resurrection Morning *** Name of Composer: Ira David Sankey *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Sabine Baring-Gould *** Hymns Category: Funeral Songs



Author of the Lyrics
The author of the illuminating words of the "On the Resurrection Morning" lyrics, Sabine Baring-Gould (January 28, 1834-January 2, 1924), was born in Exeter, Devon, England and achieved fame as a author, archaeologist, teacher, composer and musician.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "On the Resurrection Morning", Ira David Sankey (August 28, 1840-August 13, 1908), was born in Edinburg, Pennsylvania, United States and became famous as a Gospel singer, composer and musician. Ira D. Sankey composed over 1,000 songs.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: On the Resurrection Morning
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Sabine Baring-Gould (January 28, 1834 to January 2, 1924)
Nationality of Author: English

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Ira David Sankey (August 28, 1840 to August 13, 1908)
Hymn Category: Funeral Songs
First Line of Hymn: "On the resurrection morning, Soul and body meet again"
First Publication Date: 1864


On the Resurrection Morning Lyrics

On the resurrection morning,
Soul and body meet again,
No more sorrow, no more weeping,
No more pain.

Here awhile they must be parted,
And the flesh its Sabbath keep,
Waiting in a holy stillness,
Wrapped in sleep.

For a while the wearied body
Lies with feet toward the morn;
Till the last and brightest Easter
Day be born.

But the soul in contemplation,
Utters earnest prayer and strong,
Bursting at the resurrection
Into song.

Soul and body reunited
Thenceforth nothing shall divide,
Waking up in Christ's own likeness

O the beauty, O the gladness
Of that resurrection day,
Which shall not through endless ages
Pass away!

On that happy Easter morning
All the graves their dead restore,
Father, mother, sister, brother,
Meet once more.

To that brightest of all meetings
Bring us, Jesus Christ, at last,
By thy cross, through death and judgment,
Holding fast.

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