The Strife Is O'er


Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Verse 1

The strife is o’er, the battle done;
Now is the victor’s triumph won!
Now be the song of praise begun. Alleluia!

Verse 2

The pow’rs of death have done their worst,
But Christ their legions has dispersed.
Let shouts of holy joy outburst. Alleluia!

Verse 3

The three sad days have quickly sped,
He rises glorious from the dead.
All glory to our risen head! Alleluia!

Verse 4

Lord, by the stripes which wounded You,
From death’s sting free Your servants too,
That we may live and sing to You. Alleluia!