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Christ Jesus Lay In Death's Strong Bands

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Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands, for our offenses given;
But now at God's right hand He stands, and brings us life from heaven.
Wherefore let us joyful be, and sing to God right thankfully
Loud songs of Alleluia! Alleluia!

No son of man could conquer Death, such mischief sin had wrought us,
For innocence dwelt not on earth, and therefore Death had brought us
Into thralldom from of old and ever grew more strong and bold
And kept us in his bondage. Alleluia!
But Jesus Christ, God's only Son, to our low state descended,
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Chinedu Dike 29 April 2015
Lovely piece from the a strong Reformist and father of Protestantism. A beautiful poem well articulated and written with spiritual insight.
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