Scripture Verse

The Lord is risen. Luke 24:34


Words: Ed­ith S. Til­lot­son, 1913.

Music: Mar­tha M. New­ton (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of New­ton (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Til­lot­son,

Edith J. S. Tillotson (1876–1968)


Bells of East­er, sweet­ly ring,
Christ is King, Christ is King;
With your sil­ve­ry voic­es say,
Christ arose to­day!


Ring our pre­cious song anew!
Ring your sto­ry sweet and true,
Bells of East­er, ring and say,
Christ arose to­day!

Ring the word the an­gel gives,
Jesus lives, Je­sus lives!
Ring again that hap­py lay,
Christ arose to­day!


Ring un­til the whole world knows,
Christ arose, Christ arose!
Send the tid­ings far away,
Christ arose to­day!