Scripture Verse

The Lord is risen indeed.@Luke 24:34

Words: Jo­seph E. Pauley, in Pearls and Di­a­monds, by John Kin­sey (La­fay­ette, In­di­a­na: Echo Mu­sic, 1892), num­ber 140.

Music: John F. Kin­sey (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Rejoice, the King is risen,
He lives today on high;
The grave no more a prison,
But the doorway to the sky.


Rejoice, rejoice,
Our praises we will sing;
Rejoice, rejoice,
In Christ the risen King.

The risen King stands longing
To meet us at God’s throne;
To Him we may go thronging,
Since angels moved the stone.


Dear Jesus, we are coming
Along the narrow way;
We’ll meet you in the morning
Of the resurrection day.