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455. Alleluia! Jesus Lives

1 Alleluia! Jesus lives!
He is now the Living One;
from the gloomy house of death
forth the Conqueror has gone,
bright forerunner to the skies
of his people, yet to rise.

2 Jesus lives! Let all rejoice;
praise him, ransomed ones of earth.
Praise him in a nobler song,
cherubim of heav'nly birth.
Praise the Victor-King, whose sway
sin and death and hell obey.

3 Jesus lives! Why do you weep?
Why that sad and mournful sigh?
He who died our brother here
lives our brother still on high,
lives forever to bestow
blessings on his Church below.

4 Jesus lives! And thus, my soul,
life is yours eternally;
joined to him, your living head,
where he is, you too shall be;
you with him at God's right hand
victor over death shall stand.

Text Information
First Line: Alleluia! Jesus lives!
Title: Alleluia! Jesus Lives
Author: Karl B. Garve, 1763-1841 (abr.)
Translator: Jane L. Borthwick, 1813-1897 (alt.)
Meter: 77 77 77
Language: English
Publication Date: 2021
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Easter
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: FRED TIL BOD
Composer: Ludvig M. Lindeman, 1812-1887
Meter: 77 77 77
Key: C Major
Source: Setting: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941
Copyright: Public Domain



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