EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. ALLELUIA!-lf ALLELUIA!-rt (<) HEART, (>) VOICE UP++ HEAVEN.
SING HAPPY TO GOD. GO-AHEAD SING PRAISE HIM-lf.
HE-lf BLEED ON CROSS. FOR-FOR? SAVE WORLD, SIN FORGIVE.
JESUS CHRIST, KING GLORY, NOW RESURRECT, DEATH PUSH-ASIDE.
2. NOW PRISON BARS BREAK. CHRIST FROM DEATH TO LIFE BORN.
(<) LIFE SHINY, (>) LIVE FOREVER, WE RECEIVE THIS EASTER TIME-PERIOD.
CHRIST WIN, MEAN WE CONQUER. THROUGH HIS-lf MIGHTY DO-UP.
WE RISE LIKE HIM-lf GO HEAVEN. LIVE ETERNAL THERE-heaven WITH CHRIST.
3. ALLELUIA!-lf ALLELUIA!-rt GIVE GLORY GOD ADVANCED.
ALLELUIA! TO THE-lf SAVIOR, HIMSELF-lf GIFT-TO-us LIFE ETERNAL.
ALLELUIA! TO THE-ctr SPIRIT, GIFT-TO-us LOVE TRUE-BIZ HOLY.
ALLELUIA!-lf ALLELUIA!-rt TO THREE-OF-THEM TRINITY.
Notes: ALLELUIA!-lf ALLELUIA!-rt - Twist to lf and sign Alleluia! (CLAP-HANDS~CELEBRATE + open hands into (2h) while lifting) and then twist to the rt and sign Alleluia! again.
UP++ - (2h)[B], POs up, FOs away, hands bend upwards at wrists repeatedly while rising with each bend.
GO-AHEAD - (2h)[B^ dot], POs ><, FOs away, move forward in a jerk.
GLORY - (2h), POs ><, FOs away from signer, DH which is on top wiggles fingers while ascending. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Glory.
PUSH-ASIDE - (2h)[B], POs > DS, with DH higher, palms are pressed against imaginary wall that is pushed to one side.
BARS - (2h)[F], POs ><, FOs away, DH rises from NDH to indicate a bar and then both move > DS and repeat this twice.
SHINY - (2h)[open 8], POs down, FOs away, twist rapidly at wrists while rising. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Shine.
EASTER - (2h)[E], POs away, FOs up, separate in upward arcs. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Easter.
TIME-PERIOD - [T], PO > NDS, FO up, travels in a vertical plane parallel to the NDH and makes contact with NDH [B], PO > DS, FO away. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Period - Time.
DO-UP - (2h)[5:], POs down, FOs away, circle in a plane parallel to the chest and move upwards as if doing much to be ready.
ADVANCED - (2h)[B^], POs ><, FOs up, move upwards arcing towards the signer.
GIFT-TO-us - (2h)[X], POs ><, FOs up, hands tip back towards signer to show that something is given as a gift.
TRUE-BIZ - TRUE + (2h)[S], POs down, FOs away, DH brushes from side to side across NDH wrist.
TRINITY - NDH [B^], PO > singer, FO > DS, is held in front of and below , PO > signer, FO up, and DH is brought down, under NDH, and then up in front of it while changing to . For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Trinity.
1. Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to Heaven and voices raise;
Sing to God a hymn of gladness, sing to God a hymn of praise.
He who on the cross as Savior for the world's salvation bled,
Jesus Christ, the King of Glory, now is risen from the dead.
2. Now the iron bars are broken. Christ from death to life is born,
glorious life and life immortal on this resurrection morn.
Christ has triumphed, and we conquer by his mighty enterprise.
We with him to life eternal by his resurrection rise.
3. Alleluia! Alleluia! Glory be to God on high.
Alleluia to the Savior, who has won the victory.
Alleluia to the Spirit, font of love and sanctity.
Alleluia! Alleluia! to the triune majesty.
To hear the Beethoven music (without words), go to Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee > MIDI | Henry J. van Dyke / Ludwig van Beethoven. (The same music has been used for various hymns.)
To hear the Sullivan music (without words), go to Oremus hymnal: Alleluia, alleluia! Hearts to heaven and voices raise.