Scripture Verse

The Lord is risen indeed. Luke 24:34


Words: Ano­ny­mous, in Ca­rols Old and Ca­rols New, ed­it­ed by Charles L. Hutch­ins (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: Par­ish Choir, 1916), num­ber 149.

Music: J. War­ren An­drews (🔊 pdf nwc).


The Resurrection
Carl H. Bloch (1834–1890)

Hallelujah, raise the song,
Jesus Christ is ris­en,
Let the Church the note pro­long,
Jesus Christ is ris­en!
Her lov­ing and tri­um­phant head,
Captivity has cap­tive led,
And ev­ery foe has van­quish­èd.

Hallelujah! let the cry,
Jesus Christ is ris­en,
Wake each harp string of the sky,
Jesus Christ is ris­en.
The seal­èd stone is rolled away,
Death and the grave have lost their prey,
For Je­sus Christ is ris’n to­day,

Hallelujah! dry the tear,
Jesus Christ is ris­en;
Sound o’er ev­ery si­lent bier,
Jesus Christ is ris­en!
Thrice bless­èd pledge, ye mourn­ers keep,
Who for your lost and loved ones weep,
Because He lives, they on­ly sleep.

Hallelujah! let the sound,
Jesus Christ is ris­en,
Circulate the world around,
Jesus Christ is ris­en!
Soon may the world’s great East­er be,
When, her now bond­aged child­ren free,
Exultant, Lord, shall reign with Thee,