Sing Hallelujah, Christ doth live

Sing Hallelujah, Christ doth live

Author: Christian Gregor
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 Sing alleluia, Christ does live,
and peace on earth restore;
come, ransomed souls, and glory give,
sing, worship and adore;
to him our heartfelt thanks we pay
in deep humility.
It's God alone whose saving way
has set believers free.

2 Who can condemn, since Christ was dead,
and ever lives to God?
Now our whole debt is fully paid;
he saves us by his blood.
The ransomed hosts in earth and heav'n,
through countless choirs proclaim,
“He has redeemed us; praise be giv'n
To God and to the Lamb.”

3 In all we do, constrained by love,
we’ll joy to him afford,
and to God’s will obedient prove
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Sing alleluia, and adore
on earth the Lamb once slain,
till we in heav'n shall evermore
exalt his name, Amen.

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #364

Author: Christian Gregor

Gregor, Christian, son of Georg Gregor, a peasant living in the Silesian village of Dirsdorf, near Peilau, was born at Dirsdorf, Jan. 1, 1723. In 1742 he went to Herrnhut, where he was at first employed in tuition. He became leader of the music in the [Moravian] Brethren's congregation at Herrnhaag, in 1748, and in 1749 at Zeist; but in 1753 he returned to Herrnhut as cashier of the Brethren's Board of Direction. He was, in 1756, ordained diaconus, in 1767 presbyter, and in 1789 bishop of the Brethren's Church. On Nov. 6,1801, he attended a meeting, held at Herrnhut, of the Board of Direction of which he had been a member from 1764. Just as he entered his house at Berthelsdorf, near Herrnhut, he was struck with paralysis, and died that same… Go to person page >



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