1 This joyful Eastertide
away with sin and sadness!
our Lord, the crucified
has filled our hearts with gladness:
   Had Christ, who once was slain,
   not burst his three-day prison
   our faith would be in vain
   but now has Christ arisen,
   arisen, arisen, arisen.

2 My being shall rejoice
secure within God's keeping,
until the trumpet voice
shall wake us from our sleeping:
   Chorus

3 Death's waters lost their chill
when Jesus crossed the river;
his love shall reach me still,
his mercy is for ever:
   Chorus

Jublilate Hymns Version of a text by G. R. Woodward (1848 - 1934)
© in this version The Jubilate Group
6 7 6 7 D including refrain