This Is the Threefold Truth

Verse 1

This is the threefold truth
On which our faith depends;
And with this joyful cry
Worship begins and ends;


Christ has died!
Christ is risen!
Christ will come again!

Verse 2

By this we are upheld
When doubt and grief assails
Our Christian fortitude,
And only grace avails.

Verse 3

This is the threefold truth
Which, if we hold it fast,
Changes the world and us
And brings us home at las