Christ the Lord is risen today; Hallelujah!

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    CGS No.: 
    309

    Verse 1
    Christ the Lord is risen today; Hallelujah!
    Sons of men and angels say: Hallelujah!
    Raise your joys and triumphs high: Hallelujah!
    Sing, ye heavens; thou earth, reply, Hallelujah!

    Verse 2
    Love's redeeming work is done; Hallelujah!
    Fought the fight, the battle won; Hallelujah!
    Lo! our Sun's eclipse is o'er; Hallelujah!
    Lo! He sets in blood no more, Hallelujah!

    Verse 3
    Vain the stone, the watch, the seal; Hallelujah!
    Christ hath burst the gates of hell; Hallelujah!
    Death in vain forbids His rise! Hallelujah!
    Christ hath open'd Paradise, Hallelujah!

    Verse 4
    Lives again our glorious King; Hallelujah!
    Where, O death, is now thy sting? Hallelujah!
    Once He died our souls to save: Hallelujah!
    Where's thy victory, boasting grave? Hallelujah!

    Verse 5
    Soar we now where Christ has led, Hallelujah!
    Following our exalted Head: Hallelujah!
    Made like Him, like Him we rise; Hallelujah!
    Ours the cross, the grave, the skies: Hallelujah!

    Verse 6
    Hail the Lord of earth and heaven, Hallelujah!
    Praise to Thee by both be given; Hallelujah!
    Thee we greet triumphant now, Hallelujah!
    Hail the Resurrection Thou! Hallelujah!