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Jesus Is Risen

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1 Jesus is risen! Let us sing!
Praise to the everliving King!
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Praise him in song, ye Seraphim!
Praise him with joy, ye Cherubim!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

2 On this most holy day of days,
Let us together sing his praise!
Alleluia! Alleluia!
Raise joyful voices to the sky!
Sing out, ye heavens, in reply:
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

3 To God the Father let us sing,
To God the Son, our risen King!
Alleluia! Alleluia!
And equally let us adore
The Holy Spirit evermore!
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Alleluia! Alleluia!

Source: Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #182

Text Information

First Line: Jesus is risen! Let us sing!
Title: Jesus Is Risen
Source: Compilers, 1978
Language: English
Refrain First Line: LM with alleluias



LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #182

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