203. Jesus Christ Is Risen Today

1 Jesus Christ is risen today, alleluia!
our triumphant holy day, alleluia!
who did once, upon the cross, alleluia!
suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

2 Hymns of praise then let us sing, alleluia!
unto Christ our heavenly King, alleluia!
who endured the cross and grave, alleluia!
sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

3 But the pains which he endured, alleluia!
our salvation have procured; alleluia!
now above the sky he’s king, alleluia!
where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus Christ is risen today (gi'nitkwt miinim ahl sa guun)
Title: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
Translator (into Nisg'ga): George Nelson, Sr. (1940-)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: 77 77 with alleluias
Scripture: Psalm 98; Matthew 28:1-20; Mark 16:1-20; John 20:1-18; 1 Corinthians 15:12-28
Topic: Easter (season)
Source: Lyra Davidica, 1708, alt.
Language: English; Nisga'a
Tune Information
Name: EASTER HYMN
Composer (descant): Derek Holman (1931-)
Meter: 77 77 with alleluias
Key: C Major
Copyright: Descant © Derek Holman



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