Scripture Verse

The Lord is risen indeed! Luke 24:34

Introduction

Words: Au­thor un­known.

Music: Heart Ev­er Faith­ful adapt­ed from Jo­hann S. Bach (1685–1750) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Johann S. Bach
1685–1750

Lyrics

O joyous East­er morning,
That saw the Lord of love arise!
O bright and happy morning!
The clouds have left the skies.
The night of grief is ended,
The smiling day has come again,
And Christ has won the vic­to­ry
For all the sons of men.

O gladsome East­er morning,
Our hearts rejoice anew today,
The grave and death are conquered,
He is of life the Way.
The hosts of sin are vanquished,
He is the Victor, Sav­ior, King;
Then let us all with gladness,
Our thankful praises bring.

O blessèd East­er morning,
What day so bright and fair as this,
When, through His mighty triumph,
He won the courts of bliss!
The doors of heaven are open,
The grave no more has power or dread,
For ris­en is our Sav­ior,
The firstfruits of the dead.