1 Corinthians 15:1-4, 51-58
Oh death, where is the bitter sting
You boasted all those years?
And grave, where is the victory
You threatened to our fears?
The sting of death was bound in sin,
And sin drew strength from law;
By seeming inescapable
They held the world in awe.
But thanks to God through Jesus Christ
The victory is ours –
He died and rose to crush the grave
With sin and all its powers
If we receive His work of grace
Then, at the trumpet blast,
We too, made incorruptible,
Shall rise to life at last.
So let us live in hope, unmoved,
And busy for the Lord,
For soon we’ll rise victorious
To find a great reward.
Christina Joy Hommes