He has risen, as he said.

Matthew 28:6 

Love’s redeeming work is done, Fought the fight, the battle won, Death in vain forbids His rise, Christ hath opened paradise. 

Selections from Charles Wesley’s Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures (1762) 

Compiled by Kevin W. Greene, West End Presbyterian Church Richmond, VA, www.wepc.org

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