Leader: Why do you look for the
living among the dead?
He is not here; the Lord has risen!
Congregation: He has risen
Leader: The Lord is risen!
Congregation: He is risen
Leader: Where, O death, is your victory?
Where, O death, is your
sting? Death has been swallowed
up in victory. The Lord
Congregation: Praise the Lord,
He is risen indeed!
Leader: After the Sabbath, at
dawn on the first day of the week,
Mary Magdalene and the
other Mary went to look at the tomb.
There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of
the Lord came down
from heaven and, going to the tomb,
rolled back the
stone and sat on it.
His appearance was like lightning, and his
white as snow. The
guards were so afraid of him that they
shook and became like
The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid,
for I know that you
are looking for Jesus, who was
crucified. He is not
here; He has risen, just as he said.
Come and see the place where he lay. Then go
tell his disciples: 'He
has risen from the dead and is going
ahead of you into
Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I
have told you."
So the women hurried away from the tomb,
afraid yet filled
with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.