Children of the Resurrection
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Original lyrics set to the tune of HOLY MANNA. (Alternate:Ode to Joy.)
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Christ is risen! Baptized in his death and rising, so are we.
Children of the resurrection, we are one now; we are free.
Fear no longer holds us, and we live with love courageously,
giving gifts and sharing love for God, who loves eternally.
* In this feast we greet the risen Christ, who calls us all in grace,
gathered into one and fed with love, we now are mercy’s face.
Now we are Christ’s risen Body; for the world we now are light,
children of the resurrection, radiant with eternal life.
* Without communion: “With glad hearts we greet the risen Christ …”
The lyrics shown on this page are original lyrics by Steve Garnaas-Holmes, set to the tune of HOLY MANNA. (Or Ode to Joy).
These lyrics are free to use or pay-what-you-like to purchase (download includes lyrics in .doc format)—or you may directly copy and paste from this page. You are permitted to print, project, broadcast or otherwise use this song in worship in whatever ways you need.