Christ is now risen again

Christ is now risen again

Author: Miles Coverdale
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Christ is now risen again
From his death and all his pain:
Therefore will we merry be,
And rejoice with him gladly. Alleluia.

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia.

2 Had he not risen again,
We had been lost, this is plain:
But since he is risen indeed,
Let us love him with all speed. Alleluia. [Refrain]

3 Now is the time of gladness,
For to sing the Lord's goodness.
Therefore glad now will we be,
And rejoice in him only. Alleluia. [Refrain]

Source: Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d35

Author: Miles Coverdale

Coverdale, Miles, D.D., a celebrated English Divine and Reformer, born in Yorkshire, 1487, and educated at Cambridge. He was for some time a Canon of the Order of St. Augustine. On embracing the reformed faith, he went abroad, 1528, and associated with Tyndale and various continental Reformers. His translation of the Bible was published in 1535, and the second version of the New Testament, 1538. Returning to England, in 1551 he was promoted to the see of Exeter. On the accession of Mary he went to Denmark, and then to Geneva. At the latter place he assisted his fellow refugees in producing the celebrated Geneva Bible. In 1560, on the accession of Elizabeth, he returned to England, but instead of resuming his see, he accepted the Rectory of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ is now risen again
Author: Miles Coverdale



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d35

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d36

Hymns Ancient and Modern, Revised #601

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