5 pages | PDF | 1.0 MB"Because He Lives" is a stirring Christian hymn composed and written by William J. and Gloria Gaither. The song is set to a rousing melody and features inspirational lyrics, praising God's love and care. Structurally, it contains 82 measures in the key of B♭ major with a brief modulation to G minor. The lyrical themes address the joy and hope that come from trusting in the Lord, offering solace and strength in difficult times. The words of the hymn proclaim that Jesus' resurrection gives life everlasting and an assurance of eternal peace. This musical masterpiece has been performed by various gospel groups and has become an anthem of hope in Christian circles around the world.