|Text:||The Strive Is O'er, the Battle Done|
|Arranger:||William H. Monk|
|Composer:||Giovanni P. da Palestrina|
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
1 The strife is o’er, the battle done;
the victory of life is won;
the song of triumph has begun. Alleluia!
2 The pow'rs of death have done their worst,
but Christ their legions has dispersed:
let shouts of holy joy outburst. Alleluia!
3 The three sad days have quickly sped;
he rises glorious from the dead:
all glory to our risen Head! Alleluia!
4 He closed the yawning gates of hell;
the bars from heav'n's high portals fell:
let hymns of praise his triumphs tell. Alleluia!
5 Lord, by the strips which wounded thee
from death’s dread sting thy servants free,
that we may live and sing to thee. Alleluia!
|First Line:||The strife is o'er, the battle done|
|Title:||The Strive Is O'er, the Battle Done|
|Author:||Francis Pott (1861)|
|Topic:||Christ: Exaltation of; Christ: As Head of the Church; Christ: As King(2 more...)|
|Composer:||Giovanni P. da Palestrina (1591)|
|Arranger:||William H. Monk (1861)|
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