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234. Christ the Lord Is Risen Today

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1 Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
All creation, join to say Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, Alleluia!

2 Love's redeeming work is done, Alleluia!
Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids him rise, Alleluia!
Christ has opened paradise. Alleluia!

3 Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once he died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where thy victory, O grave? Alleluia!

4 Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia!
Following our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like him, like him we rise, Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies. Alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: Christ the Lord is risen today
Title: Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
Author: Charles Wesley (1739, alt.)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 7.7.7.7.Alleluias
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:20; 1 Corinthians 15:55; John 19:30; Acts 2:24
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: EASTER HYMN
Meter: 7.7.7.7.Alleluias
Key: C Major
Source: Lyra Davidica, London, 1708, arr.



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