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Alle lu - ia! Alle lu- ia!
Alle lu ia! A
Glo-rious in the garb He wears, Glo-rious
2 'Tis the Saviour, now victorious, Travelling onward in His might; ''Tis the Saviour, O how glorious
To His people is the sight! Jesus now is strong to save, Mighty to redeem the slave.
3 Why that blood His raiment staining?
1 Who is this that comes from E- dom, All His rai- ment stained with blood;
To the slave pro- claim-ing free-dom; Bring -ing and be stow - ing good:
Albert L. Peace, 1885
None the contest to maintain:
4 Mighty Victor, reign for ever,
Wear the crown so dearly won;
Cease to sing what Thou hast done:
Rev. Thomas Kelly, 1809
3 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Morning Star,
Charles F. Gounod, 1872
som captive Is - ra - el,
the Son of
Rejoice! Re - joice! Emman-u-el Shall come to Thee, O Is - ra - el.
2 Draw nigh, O Jesse's Rod, draw nigh, 4 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O David's Key,
To free us from the enemy;
The heavenly gate unfolds to Thee;
5 Draw nigh, draw nigh, O Lord of might,
Ancient Antiphons (Latin), versified in 18th century Trans. by Rev. John M. Neale, 1851: alt. in "The Hymnary," 18#1
170 ST. SAVIOUR C. M.
Frederick G. Baker, 1876
1 Hark, the glad sound! the Saviour comes, The Saviour prom- ised long: