194. Jesus lives! thy terrors now

1. Jesus lives! thy terrors now
can no longer, death, appall us;
Jesus lives! by this we know
thou, O grave, canst not enthrall us.

2. Jesus lives! for us he died;
then, alone to Jesus living,
pure in heart may we abide,
glory to our Savior giving.

3. Jesus lives! our hearts know well
nought from us his love shall sever;
life, nor death, nor powers of hell
tear us from his keeping ever.

4. Jesus lives! to him the throne
over all the world is given:
may we go where he has gone,
rest and reign with him in heaven.

Text Information
First Line: Jesus lives! thy terrors now
Original Language: German
Author: Christian Furchtegott Gellert, 1714-1769
Translator: Francis Elizabeth Cox, 1812-1897 (alt.)
Meter: 78. 78 with Alleluias
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Tune Information
Composer: Henry John Gauntlett
Meter: 78. 78 with Alleluias
Key: B♭ Major

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