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faith - ful, raise the strain Of tri - umph - ant glad - ness! spring of souls to - day: Christ hath burst His pris on,
sea - sons, bright With the day of splen - dor, lu ia !” now
To our King Im - mor tal,
God hath brought His Is – ra - el In - to
from sad From the frost and gloom of death Light and life have
ris With the roy
al feast of feasts, Comes its joy to Who, tri - umph
- ant burst the bars Of the tomb's dark por
Led them with un-moist-ened foot Thro' the Red Sea wa - ter8.
a - gain To the Spir - it rais – ing.
5 Now He bids us tell abroad
6 Thou our Paschal Lamb indeed, How the lost may be restored,
Christ, to-day Thy people feed; How the penitent forgiven,
Take our sins and guilt away, How we too may enter heaven. Alleluial 113 That we all may sing for aye, Alleluia !
lu lu lu lu
ia! ia! ia! ia!
Suf - fer to re-deem our
1. "Welcome, hap-py morning!” age to
say; Hell to - day is 2. Earth her joy con- fess - es, cloth-ing her for spring, All good gifts re3. Months in due suc ces - sion, days of length'ning light, Hours and passing
God for ev - er - more! Him, their true Cre - a - tor, all His works "a - dore! leaves on ev-'ry bough, Speak His sor- row end - ed, hail His tri- umph now. sky, and fields and sea, Van-quish-er of darkness, bring their praise to Thee!
4 Maker and Redeemer, life and health of all,
Thou from heaven beholding human nature's fall,
Hell to-day is vanquished, heaven is won to-day.
Tread the path of darkness, saving strength to show;