142. Jesus Christ to-day is risen

1 Jesus Christ to-day is risen,
And o'er death triumphant reigns;
He has burst the grave's strong prison,
Leading sin herself in chains.

2 For our sin the sinless Saviour
Bare the heavy wrath of God;
Reconciling us, that favor
Might be shown us through His blood.

3 In His power He hath forever
Grace and life, and sin and death;
Christ His people can deliver,
All who come to Him in faith.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus Christ to-day is risen
Meter: 8, 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1898
Topic: TheChurch Year: Easter
Notes: Luther, d. 1546. Tr. R. Massie; Norwegian title: Jesus Kristus, vor Frelsermand
Tune Information
Name: BATTY
Meter: 8, 7.
Key: F Major
Source: Gnadauer Choralbuch, 1735
Notes: Norwegian tune name: Kjæmp alvorlig



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