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Today our Lord went up on high (Johannes Zwick/
Catherine Winkworth/Johannes Thomas Rüegg)

Today our Lord went up on high.

1. Today our Lord went up on high,
  and so our songs we raise:
to him with strong desire we cry
  to keep us in his grace;
for we poor sinners here beneath
are dwelling still 'mid woe and death.
  All hope in him we place:
    Hallelujah! Hallelujah! PDF - Midi

2. Thank God, that now the way is made!
  The cherub-guarded door,
through him on whom our help was laid,
  stands open evermore;
who knoweth this is glad at heart,
and swift prepares him to depart
  where Christ is gone before:
    Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

3. Our heavenward course begins when we
  have found our Father, God,
and join us to his sons, and flee
  the paths that once we trod;
for he looks down, and they look up:
they feel his love, they live in hope,
  until they meet their Lord:
    Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

4. Then all the depths of joy that lie
  in this day we shall know,
when we are made like him on high,
  whom we confess below;
when, bathed in life's eternal flood,
we dwell with him, the highest Good:
  God grant us this to know!
    Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

Catherine Winkworth, in: Philip Schaff: Christ in Song, 1870, 244-245.
Translated from the German Auf diesen Tag bedenken wir
of Johannes Zwick.

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