Sunday, April 08, 2007

Pascha A.D. 2007 - Christ is Risen!

Χριστός Άνέστη! Άληθώς Άνέστη!
المسيح قام! حقا قام
Christ is risen from the dead
Trampling down death by death
And upon those in the tombs
Bestowing life!

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It is the Day of Resurrection! Let us shine forth in splendor for the Festival, and embrace one another. Let us say, ‘O brethren!' even to those, who do not love us; let us forgive all things in the Resurrection, and thus, let us exclaim: "Christ is risen from the dead, trampling Death by death, and bestowing life to those in the tombs". (Doxasticon of Orthros in Tone 5)

And from Handel's Messiah Part III - which begins with the Soprano singing the Air
I know that my Redeemer liveth
And that He shall stand at the latter day
Upon the earth.
And though worms destroy this body
Yet in my flesh shall I see God.
For now is Christ risen from the dead
The first fruits of them that sleep.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Truly, He is Risen!

A blessed Paschal season to you.

3:48 PM  
Blogger Hilarius said...

And to you as well, Ian - thank you for visiting!

5:04 PM  
Blogger John said...

He is Risen Indeed!

Best wishes to you and your family for a blessed Paschal season.

8:09 PM  
Blogger Mimi said...

Indeed, He is Risen!

A wonderful Festal season to you!

12:16 PM  

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