Aujord'hui, Jour De Mémoire

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1 Aujourd'hui, jour de mémoire, Alléluia!
du tombeau le roi de gloire, Alléluia!
est sorti victorieux, Alléluia!
pour triompher dans les cieux. Alléluia!

2 Célébrons par nos louanges, Alléluia!
Jésus-Christ, le roi des anges; Alléluia!
avec lui portons la croix; Alléluia!
avec lui nous serons rois. Alléluia!

3 Pour nous ce Dieu cleménce, Alléluia!
rempli d'un amour immense, Alléluia!
a succombé sous les coups. Alléluia!
Il mourut, ce fut pour nous. Alléluia!

4 Levons-nous de la poussiére, Alléluia!
du Christ suivons la banniére, Alléluia!
loin de ce monde agité, Alléluia!
Jésus est ressusité. Alléluia!

Source: Catholic Book of Worship III #390

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Aujourd'hui, jour de mémoire, Alléluia!
Title: Aujord'hui, Jour De Mémoire
English Title: Christ the Lord is risen today
Author: Charles Wesley (1739)
Meter: with alleluias
Source: Translator unknown
Language: French
Copyright: Public Domain


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