This is the day (Arthur William Marchant)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-09-13). Score information: A4, 9 pages, 138 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: This is the day
Composer: Arthur William Marchant
Source of text: Psalm 118:4; Romans 6:9-10; Psalm 145:8-9 & I Cor. 15:57
First published: 1894 Novello's Octavo Anthems no. 462
Original text and translations
Ps.118:24 This is the day which the Lord hath made: we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Romans 6:9 Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.
Romans 6:10 For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.
Ps.145:8 The Lord is gracious and merciful: long-suffering and of great goodness.
Ps.145:9b And his mercy is over all his works.
I Cor.15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
All praise be thine, O risen Lord,
From death to endless life restored:
All praise to God the Father be
And Holy Ghost eternally. Amen.