And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it. The chorus of Robert Lowry’s classic 1874 hymn Up From the Grave He Arose highlights today’s Scripture. He arose a victor from the dark domain,. And He lives forever, with His saints to reign. On the cross of Calvary, Jesus Christ appeared weak and defeated. He [had been] crucified through weakness. Now that the mystery has been revealed through Paul, we read in the context of today’s Scripture:.