457. Christ the Lord is risen again

Authors: Weisse, Winkworth, Catherine

Christ the Lord is risen again,
Christ has broken every chain;
hear the angel voices cry,
singing evermore on high:

2. He who gave for us his life,
who for us endured the strife,
is our paschal Lamb today;
we too sing for joy and say:

3. He who bore all pain and loss
comfortless upon the cross
lives in glory now on high
pleads for us and hears our cry:

4. He, once dead within the grave,
is exalted now to save;
through the universe it rings
that the Lamb is King of kings:

5. Now he bids us tell abroad
how the lost may be restored,
how the penitent forgiven,
how we too may enter heaven:

6. Christ, our paschal Lamb indeed,
all your ransomed people feed!
Take our sins and guilt away,
let us sing by night and day:

Scriptures: Revelation 7:17, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:16, Hebrews 7:25, Luke 24:34, Hebrews 12:2, Hebrews 10:12, 1 John 3:5, Acts 2:38, 1 Corinthians 15:3-4, Acts 2:36, Acts 2:33, John 1:36, Acts 5:31, Romans 8:34, Psalms 148:1-2, Exodus 12:1-17, Leviticus 23:5, Deuteronomy 16:1-8, Numbers 9:1-14, Luke 24:46-48, Romans 10:17-18, 1 Corinthians 5:7