The 3 Days — Easter Sunday 2019

Happy Easter! Photo by Theophilos Papadapolous at Flickr

Easter Sunday 2019

Praise and thanks
remain your song of praise
Hell and the devil are overcome
their gates are destroyed
Shout and cheer, you loosened tongues,
so that you are heard in heaven
Open up, you heavens,the splendid arches,
the Lion of Judah comes drawn in victory!

J.S. Bach
Easter Oratorio (BWV 249)
Final Chorus, translation by Francis Browne

10 thoughts on “The 3 Days — Easter Sunday 2019

  1. The tension between the joy we have through our risen Lord and the suffering of the fallen world is often unbearable.


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