Upon The First Day Of The Week
Scripture: Acts 20:7
Time Signature: 4/4
Hymn Status: Copyright Agreement (A copyright agreement has been made between the hymn writer and R. J. Stevens Music, LLC.)
Verse 1: Upon the first day of the week, our savior gave forth from the grave; he died, was buried, then arose, to reign, to triumph and to save!
Verse 2: Upon the first day of the week, disciples met to break the bread, and drink the cup in memory of him whose blood for us was shed!
Verse 3: Upon the first day of the week, let each of us lay by in store, as blessed and prospered by the Lord, the King of kings whom we adore!
Verse 4: Upon the day “beloved” John, saw Christ, and heard his trumpet voice; we, too, in spirit worship him, with prayer and song our hearts rejoice!
Chorus: Though others may forsake the Lord, yet we are here thy truth to seek; thy holy presence comforts us, upon the first day of the week.