Christ is Risen, He is Risen Indeed

Keith and Kristyn Getty (along with Ed Cash) have a new song that celebrates the resurrection of Christ. Great lyrics, accessible melody, and reminders of how the resurrection affects our lives today. I’ve posted the lyrics below.

And thanks to the generosity of Keith and Kristyn, you can download the MP3 and various charts (choral, rhythm piano, hymn) by clicking here.

Verse 1
How can it be, the One who died,
Has borne our sin through sacrifice
To conquer every sting of death?
Sing, sing hallelujah.
For joy awakes as dawning light
When Christ’s disciples lift their eyes.
Alive He stands, their Friend and King;
Christ, Christ He is risen.

Chorus
Christ is risen, He is risen indeed!
Oh, sing hallelujah.
Join the chorus, sing with the redeemed;
Christ is risen, He is risen indeed.

Verse 2
Where doubt and darkness once had been,
They saw Him and their hearts believed.
But blessed are those who have not seen,
Yet, sing hallelujah.
Once bound by fear now bold in faith,
They preached the truth and power of grace.
And pouring out their lives they gained
Life, life everlasting.

Verse 3
The power that raised Him from the grave
Now works in us to powerfully save.
He frees our hearts to live His grace;
Go tell of His goodness.

Bridge
He’s alive, He’s alive!
Heaven’s gates are opened wide.
He’s alive, He’s alive!
Now in heaven glorified.

Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty, and Ed Cash; © 2012 Gettymusic and Alletrop Music (BMI) (adm. by MusicServices.org)

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11 Responses to Christ is Risen, He is Risen Indeed

  1. Gary Ware March 5, 2013 at 11:45 PM #

    Thanks for featuring this, Bob.
    I featured the five free songs file (which includes this one) from the Getty’s website yesterday, but this is just so brilliantly generous.
    And a good song too.

  2. Marlin J Harris March 7, 2013 at 9:21 AM #

    What a wonderful song and reminder that Christ the King is RISEN!

  3. Benji Carey-Smith March 13, 2013 at 6:34 AM #

    Awesome to have great resurrection songs like this – not enough of these have been written recently! We need to be constantly reminding ourselves of the resurrection of our Lord, and proclaiming it with praise to God in song.

  4. Inger March 14, 2013 at 10:38 AM #

    Thank you for this great song….That Jesus is risen is the truth that can change lives – we need it!

  5. Bucchi March 19, 2013 at 11:54 PM #

    Lovely song, reminding us once again of the sacrifice of Christ, the very essence of our faith. Couldn’t have come at a better time.

  6. blessingsframed March 26, 2013 at 3:37 PM #

    Inspirational song. Such beautiful vocals and lyrics!

  7. Helen Ruati March 29, 2013 at 1:44 PM #

    It really touch my heart..a very good song to reminded me of the atonement.

  8. nathan pop March 30, 2013 at 1:10 AM #

    I love this song

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