Requested by Phoebe, Jesus Christ is Risen Today, sung by the Kings College Choir, Cambridge.
This Easter hymn brings a tear to my eye. It seems to me that in it I can hear all my loved ones who have gone before–which is most of them–singing this hymn in a heavenly choir. What is that lump in my throat?
Easter will be here before you know it. Whatever you think about the date assigned, Christians use it to proclaim that Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead is a historical fact–a thing that really happened. The thing that changed the world.
I would love to post Easter hymns every day for the next two weeks, but I wouldn’t much enjoy being the only one selecting them.
If you’re new to this blog, or simply if you haven’t yet requested a hymn for posting here–well, come on! The invitation’s open to all. Request your hymn by name, and if I can find it on youtube, I’ll post it here. Requests can be made in the former of a “reply” to any other post.
We do this for Christmas every year. So let’s do it for Easter, too!