Easter ReadingsLook Again - Easter 2023

Easter 12:00pm: Hallelujah

By April 9, 2023 No Comments
Hallelujah
The beauty of the Easter story, powerfully captured¬† in a version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah:¬† https://bit.ly/3Oi66cs
A crown of thorns placed on His head
He knew that He would soon be dead
He said did you forget me Father did you?
They nailed Him to a wooden cross
Soon all the world would feel the loss
Of Christ the King before His Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
He hung HIs head and prepared to die
The lifted His face up to the sky
Said I am coming home now Father to you
A reed which held HIs final sip
Was gently lifted to His lips
He drank His last and gave His soul to glory
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
The soldier who had used his sword
To pierce the body of our Lord
Said truly this is Jesus Christ our Savior
He looked with fear upon his sword
Then turned to face his Christ the Lord
Fell to his knees crying Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Took from His head the thorny crown
And wrapped Him in a linen gown
And laid Him down to rest inside the tomb
The holes in His hands, His feet and side
Now in our hearts we know He died
To save us from ourselves oh Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Three days went by again they came
To move the stone to bless the slain
With oil and spice anointing Hallelujah
But as they went to move the stone
They saw that they were not alone
But Jesus Christ has risen Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Easter2023, 30/42

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