One Day

This hymn could be an Christmas Carol, a song for His Crucifixion, an Easter hymn or a joyful phrase for JESUS coming again. It is a personal favorite because the whole story of Jesus from birth to His coming again! Just read the words penned so long ago by j. Wilbur Chapman.

One day when Heaven was filled with His praises,

One day when sin was as black as could be,

Jesus came forth to be born of a virgin,

Dwelt among men, my example is He!


Living, He loved me; dying, He saved me;

Buried, He carried my sins far away;

Rising, He justified freely forever;

One day He’s coming—O glorious day!

One day they led Him up Calvary’s mountain,

One day they nailed Him to die on the tree;

Suffering anguish, despised and rejected:

Bearing our sins, my Redeemer is He!


One day they left Him alone in the garden,

One day He rested, from suffering free;

Angels came down o’er His tomb to keep vigil;

Hope of the hopeless, my Savior is He!


One day the grave could conceal Him no longer,

One day the stone rolled away from the door;

Then He arose, over death He had conquered;

Now is ascended, my Lord evermore!


One day the trumpet will sound for His coming,

One day the skies with His glories will shine;

Wonderful day, my belovèd ones bringing;

Glorious Savior, this Jesus is mine!


Hebrews 2:12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.

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One Response to “One Day”

  1. Scott Weaver Says:

    Caroline, Thank you for all You and Tom do and have done for the Kingdom of God. Thank you for being Joyce and my friend. We love you dearly. Scott Weaver

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