Author: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788 Hymnal: Worship (3rd ed.) #462 (1986) Meter: 126.96.36.199 with alleluias Topics: Christ the King; Jesus Christ First Line: Christ the Lord is ris'n today, Alleluia! Lyrics: 1 Christ the Lord is ris'n today, Alleluia!
All on earth with angels say. Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, O heav'ens, and earth reply, Alleluia!
2 Lives again our glorious King; Alleluia!
Where, O death, is now your sting? Alleluia!
Once he died our souls to save, Alleluia!
Where your victory, O grave? Alleluia!
3 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!
4 Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia!
Foll'owing our exalted Head; Alleluia!
Made like him, like him we rise; Alleluia!
Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!
Scripture: Matthew 28:6-9 Languages: English Tune Title: GWALCHMAI
Christ the Lord is Risen Today