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He Is Risen

Full Text

1 Ring, sweet lily-bells, ring today,
Your joyous Easter chime;
"Christ, the Lord, is ris'n," you say,
At this glad Easter time.

"He is risen, he is risen,"
Sing the happy story;
"He is risen, he is risen,"
Christ the Lord of glory.

2 Sing, oh, birdies, sing loud and clear,
Your sweetest music sing;
Lift your voices far and near,
To greet our risen King. [Chorus]

3 Wake, gay butterfly, spread your wings,
'T is happy Easter day;
The lily-bell its message rings,
The birdie sings his lay. [Chorus]

4 Sing, ye children, your voices raise,
On this glad Easter morn;
Swell the chorus, sing and praise,
For Christ arose at dawn. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #119

Author: Lucy G. Stock

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Text Information

First Line: Ring, sweet lily-bells, ring today
Title: He Is Risen
Author: Lucy G. Stock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: "He is risen, he is risen"
Copyright: Public domain.