Each verse makes a reference to post-resurrection appearances. The refrain is based on the ancient creed: “Christ has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again.” Appropriate for Easter Sunday or first Sunday after Easter.Price: $5.00 (USD)
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Biblical sources: Matthew 28:1-17, Luke 24:1-53, Acts 9:1-9
Tune name: WE BELIEVE
Meter: 18.104.22.168. (LM)
Hymn content: 3 verses and refrain
Hymn arrangement: SATB, organ or piano
Sample text: Refrain and Verse 1
Christ has died, our hearts are broken;
Christ is risen, joy now spoken!
Christ comes again, how can that be?
Christ will reign, we believe, now see.
Verse 1 (Some disciples need to view the tomb)
The women went to see His grave,
No body there, an empty cave!
An angel came with joyous word,
“Tell the good news, a risen Lord!”
Images: The upper picture depicts the resurrected but unrecognized Jesus Christ appearing to disciples on the road to Emmaus. The lower picture shows Mary Magdalene at the empty tomb.
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