295. 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!

4 Sing we to our God above, Alleluia!
praise eternal as his love; Alleluia!
praise him, all ye heavenly host, Alleluia!
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, Alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!
Title: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
Author (vs. 4): Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 7.7.7.7.Alleluias
Scripture: Matthew 28:6; Hebrews 12:2; Hebrews 10:10; Hebrews 9:28
Source: Latin hymn,14th c; Lyra Davidica, 1708, tr., alt.
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: LLANFAIR
Composer: Robert Williams, 1781-1821
Meter: 7.7.7.7.Alleluias
Key: F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain



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