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!