He Is Risen, Alleluia
© Arrangement (c) 05/07
Author: Arranged and performed by Tammy Swindell
Lyrics:
(Jean Tisserand (1494) / Kurt Lewis Neufer)

He Is Risen, Alleluia
Lyrics from “Sons and Daughter of the King”
Melody by Kurt Lewis Neufer
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Oh sons and daughters of the King, whom heavenly hosts in glory sing,
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Today the grave has lost its sting! Alleluia!
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That Easter morn, at break of day, The faithful women went their way,
G A G / D
To seek the place where Jesus lay, Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!


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An angel clad in white they see, Who sits and speaks unto the three,
G A D G / D
“Your Lord has gone to Galilee”! Alleluia!
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That night the apostles met in fear, Among them came their master dear,
G A G / D
And said “My peace be with you here”! Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!

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When Thomas first, the tidings heard, That they has seen the risen Lord,
G A G / D
He doubted the disciples word. Alleluia!
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“My pierced side, oh Thomas see, and look upon my hands, my feet";
G A G / D
"Not faithless, but believing be !" Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!


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No longer Thomas then denied, he saw the feet, the hands, the side:
G A G / D
“You are my Lord and God he cried”!, Alleluia!
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How blest are they who have not seen, And yet whose faith has constant been,
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For they, eternal life shall win! Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!

Optional verse (for Easter Festival)
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On this most holy day, of days, Be laud and jubilee and praise,
G A G / D
To god your hearts and voices raise! Alleluia!
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Oh sons and daughters of the King, Whom heavenly hosts in glory sing,
G A G / D
Today the grave has lost its sting! Alleluia!
D G A G / D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!
D G A G /D D G A G / D
He is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen! Alleluia!


(©Kurt Lewis Neufer (Melody)) (c) Arrangement by Tammy Swindell