“He is risen! He is risen!
He hath opened heaven’s gate.
We are free from sin’s dark prison,
Risen to a holier state.
And a brighter Easter beam
On our longing eyes shall stream.”
He Is Risen! Hymn No.199
Story Behind the Art
This painting depicts angelic figures holding Easter lilies- symbolic of the heavens rejoicing over the Resurrection of Christ. They are surrounded by stars and a dawning sun, representative of a bright hope for all mankind through the power of Jesus Christ.