The Lord is risen indeed.@Luke 24:34

An­on­y­mous, in The Pa­rish Choir, Vol­ume 1, num­ber 56, March 1877, page 221 (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: Charles L. Hut­chins). Orig­in­al first line: If an­gels sung our Sav­iour’s birth. The La­tin chor­us trans­lates as: Christ is ri­sen to­day, Arose for us; Christ is ri­sen to­day, Glo­ry, Lord Je­sus!

Ar­thur H. Brown (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Arthur H. Brown (1830–1926)

If angels sang our Savior’s birth,
On that most blessèd morn,
Then let us imitate their mirth,
Now He again is born.

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Surrexit Christus hodie,
Surrexit pro nobis;
Surrexit Christus hodie,
Gloria, Jesu Domino!

Grieve not, vain man, who mortal art,
That thou to earth must fall;
It was His portion, ’twas His part
Of Him who made us all.

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Himself He humbled to the grave,
Made flesh like us to show,
That we as certainly shall have,
A resurrection too.

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Then with perpetual hymns let Christ,
Who from the dead was raised,
With Father and the Holy Ghost,
Eternally be praised.

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