THE STRIVE IS O’ER
Scripture: Psalm 118:15
Time Signature: 3/4
Hymn Status: Public Domain (This hymn is free to use for display and print)
Verse 1: The strife is o’er, the battle done; The victory of life is won; The song of triumph has 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 are quickly sped; He rises glorious from the dead; All glory to our risen Head! Alleluia!
Verse 4: He closed the yawning gates of hell; The bars from heav’n’s high portals fell. Let hymns of praise His triumph tell. Alleluia!
Verse 5: Lord, by the stripes which wounded Thee, From death’s dread sting Thy servants free, That we may live and sing to Thee. Alleluia!