The Lord is risen indeed
The Lord is risen indeed. Thomas Kelly* (1769-1855). According to JJ this was first published in Kelly’s Collection of Psalms and Hymns (Dublin, 1802). It was headed ‘The Lord is risen indeed. Luke xxiv.34.’. The text in Kelly’s Hymns on Various Passages of Scripture (1820) was as follows:
‘The Lord is ris’n indeed,’ And are the tidings true? Yes, they beheld the Saviour bleed, And saw him living too.
‘The Lord is ris’n indeed,’ Then Justice asks no more; Mercy and truth are now agreed, Who stood oppos’d before.
‘The Lord is ris’n indeed,’ Then is his work perform’d; The captive surety now is freed, And death, our foe,...
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