442. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today

1 Jesus Christ is ris'n today, Alleluia!
Our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
Who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!
Suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

2 Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia!
Unto Christ, our heavenly King, Alleluia!
Who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
Sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

3 But the pains which he endured, Alleluia!
Our salvation have procured; Alleluia!
Now above the sky he's King, Alleluia!
Where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

4 Sing we to our God above, Alleluia!
Praise eternal as his love; Alleluia!
Praise him, now his might confess, Alleluia!
Father, Son, and Spirit blest. Alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus Christ is ris'n today, Alleluia!
Title: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
Latin Title: Surrexit Christus hodie
Author (st. 4): Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Publication Date: 1986
Meter: 77 77 with alleluias
Scripture: Matthew 28:6-9
Topic: Easter Vigil; Easter; Easter Season (7 more...)
Source: Latin, 14th C. (st. 1); Para: Lyra Davidica, 1708, alt.; Sts. 2, 3, The Compleat Psalmodist, c. 1750, alt.
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: EASTER HYMN
Meter: 77 77 with alleluias
Key: C Major
Source: Lyra Davidica, 1708



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