Christ the Lord Is Risen!

Christ the Lord is ris'n! Christ the Lord is ris'n!

Author: Tom Colvin
Tune: GARU
Published in 9 hymnals

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Source: Worship (4th ed.) #523
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Author: Tom Colvin

Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singa­pore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasa­land (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasa­land from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ the Lord is ris'n! Christ the Lord is ris'n!
Title: Christ the Lord Is Risen!
Author: Tom Colvin
Copyright: © 1969, Hope Publishing Co.

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GARU

A war song gathered at Garu in the Upper Region of Ghana. Must be sung fast, preferably with rolling drum beat accompanying the people's parts. The words by Tom Colvin turn a traditional war song into a Christian victory song.

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