In an Upper Room

Bruce R. McConkie

Robert P. Manookin

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    1. They sat at meat, their souls in pain,

    The Lord was dead, the Lord was slain:

    They’d seen him on the cross of doom;

    His body lay in Joseph’s tomb.

    Then by the board he stood once more:

    He lives, he lives, now as before!

    He ate, then drank;

    They saw, then felt,

    As at his feet in awe they knelt.

    2. A calm command to Thomas came:

    “Feel thou my hands, they are the same

    As when I hung upon a tree,

    And suffered death for all and thee.”

    To him he said, in solemn tones:

    “My body feel, ’tis flesh and bones.”

    Our souls cry out:

    “Bow ’neath his rod;

    Acclaim him Savior, Lord and God.”