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Please understand that you are permitted to use the songs listed below for research, private study or scholarship. If you wish to use them in your church, you will need a CCLI license. For more information on how to obtain a license, visit CCLI.com.

Words by Charles Wesley, 1739. Stanzas 8-10, author un­known

Music: “Easter Hymn,” composer unknown, in Lyra Davidica (London: 1708)

C          Em      F       C

Christ the Lord is risen today,

C   F      G7  C

A ~ alle ~  luia

F           Em  D C    D

Sons of men and angels say,

C   F      G7  C

A ~ alle ~  luia

G7                  C

Raise your joys and triumphs high,

G7  Am7    D  G

A ~ alle ~ luia

G7       C            F       C

Sing, ye heaven’s and earth reply,

C   F      G7  C

A ~ alle ~  luia

 

 

Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia

Where, O death, is now thy sting? Alleluia

Once He died, our souls to save, Alleluia

Where’s thy victory, boasting grave? Alleluia

 

 

Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia

Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia

Death in vain forbids Him rise, Alleluia

Christ has opened paradise, Alleluia

 

 

Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia

Following our exalted head, Alleluia

Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia

Ours the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia

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