161. 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 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 (st. 3): Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
Meter: 77.77. with Alleluias
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Topic: Jesus Christ: Resurrection; Jesus: Resurrection
Source: St. 1: Latin, 14th century; St. 1, tr.: Lyra Davidica, 1708; St. 2: John Arnold's Compleat Psalmist
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Williams, c. 1781-1821
Harmonizer: John Roberts, 1822-1877
Meter: 77.77. with Alleluias
Key: F Major or modal

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