Author: Michael Weisse, c. 1480-1534; Catherine Winkworth, 1827-1878 Meter: 18.104.22.168 with alleluia Appears in 243 hymnals Matching Instances: 27 First Line: Christ the Lord is ris'n again Lyrics: 1 Christ the Lord is ris'n again,
Christ hath broken ev'ry chain.
Hark, angelic voices cry,
singing evermore on high, Alleluia.
2 He who gave for us his life,
who for us endured the strife,
is our paschal Lamb today;
we too sing for joy, and say: Alleluia.
3 He who bore all pain and loss
comfortless upon the cross,
lives in glory now on high,
pleads for us, and hears our cry: Alleluia.
4 He whose path no records tell,
who descended into hell,
who the strongest arm hath bound,
now in highest heav'n is crowned. Alleluia.
5 He who slumbered in the grave
is exalted now to save;
now through Christendom it rings
that the Lamb is King of kings. Alleluia.
6 Now he bids us tell abroad
how the lost may be restored,
how the penitent forgiv'n,
how we too may enter heav'n. Alleluia.
7 Thou, our paschal Lamb indeed,
Christ, thy ransomed people feed;
take our sins and guilt away:
let us sing by night and day. Alleluia. Topics: Easter; Year A Easter 6 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5:7 Used With Tune: WÜRTEMBERG
Christ the Lord is risen again