From the album Seasons of Our Faith

A favorite sung at mass during Easter time, this joyful hymn announces the resurrection of our Lord. When it was suggested that I put this song on the album, I wondered how I could pull it off as a solo with it being such a big song that really needs a choir or congregation. It actually turned out so much better than I had hoped and as I listened, more and more, it became such a beautiful piece of the project that I’m glad we didn’t leave out.

Lyrics

Jesus Christ Is Risen Today
(Charles & John Wesley)

Jesus Christ is risen today Alleluia
Our triumphant holy day Alleluia
Who did once upon the cross Alleluia
Suffer to redeem our loss Alleluia

Hymns of praise then let us sing Alleluia
Unto Christ our heavenly king Alleluia
Who endured the cross and grave Alleluia
Sinners to redeem and save Alleluia

But the pains which he endured Alleluia
Our salvation have procured Alleluia
Now above the sky he’s king Alleluia
Where the angels ever sing Alleluia

Sing we to our God above Alleluia
Praise eternal as his love Alleluia
Praise him, all you heavenly host Alleluia
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost Alleluia Alleluia