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This Joyful Easter-Tide Lyrics and Music

The inspirational words and lyrics of the cherished hymn begin with "This joyful Easter-tide, Away with care and sorrow!" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "This Joyful Easter-Tide" hymn were written by its English author George Ratcliffe Woodward. The author of the hymn, George Ratcliffe Woodward, was born on December 27, 1848 and died on March 3, 1934. The name of the composer of the blissful music that accompanies the "This Joyful Easter-Tide" song of praise has unfortunately been lost over time.  We have placed "This Joyful Easter-Tide" in the category of Easter Songs. Enjoy the inspirational lyrics of this popular Christian song and time-honored church hymn.

This Joyful Easter-Tide Hymn
Title: This Joyful Easter-Tide *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: George Ratcliffe Woodward*** Name of Composer: Unknown *** Hymns Category: Easter Songs



Author of the Lyrics
The author of the inspirational words of the "This Joyful Easter-Tide" lyrics, George Ratcliffe Woodward (December 27, 1848-March 3, 1934), was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England and achieved fame as a Vicar and Hymn writer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: This Joyful Easter-Tide
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): George Ratcliffe Woodward (December 27, 1848 to March 3, 1934)
Nationality of Author: English

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

Name of Composer of Music: Unknown
Hymn Category: Easter Songs
First Line of Hymn: "This joyful Easter-tide, Away with care and sorrow!"
First Publication Date: 1894


This Joyful Easter-Tide Lyrics

This joyful Easter-tide,
Away with care and sorrow!
My Love, the Crucified,
Hath sprung to life this morrow.


Had Christ, that once was slain,
Ne'er burst His three day prison,
Our faith had been in vain;
But now hath Christ arisen,
Arisen, arisen, arisen!

My flesh in hope shall rest,
And for a season slumber;
Till trump from east to west,
Shall wake the dead in number.


Death's flood hath lost his chill,
Since Jesus crossed the river:
Lover of souls, from ill
My passing soul deliver.


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