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155. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today

1 Jesus Christ is risen today, hallelujah!
our triumphant holy day, hallelujah!
who did once, upon the cross, hallelujah!
suffer to redeem our loss, hallelujah!

2 Hymns of praise then let us sing, hallelujah!
unto Christ, our heavenly King, hallelujah!
who endured the cross and grave, hallelujah!
sinners to redeem and save, hallelujah!

3 But the pains which he endured, hallelujah!
our salvation have procured, hallelujah!
now above the sky he’s King, hallelujah!
where the angels ever sing, hallelujah!

4 Sing we to our God above, hallelujah!
praise eternal as God's love, hallelujah!
praise our God, ye heavenly host, hallelujah!
praise the Son and Holy Ghost, hallelujah!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus Christ is risen today, hallelujah
Title: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 7 7 7 7 with hallelujahs
Topic: The Christian Year: Easter; Christian Year: Easter; Hallelujah (4 more...)
Source: Lyra Davidica, 1708, et al.
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer (descant): Derek Holman (1971)
Meter: 7 7 7 7 with hallelujahs
Key: C Major
Source: Lyra Davidica 1708
Copyright: Descant copyright © 1971 Derek Holman.

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