123. Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

1 Hosanna, loud hosanna
the happy children sang;
through pillared court and temple
the lovely anthem rang:
to Jesus, who had blessed them,
close folded to his breast,
the children sang their praises,
the simplest and the best.

2 From Olivet they followed
'mid an exultant crowd,
the victory palm-branch waving,
and singing clear and loud;
the Lord of earth and heaven
rode on in lowly state,
content that little children
should on his bidding wait.

3 "Hosanna in the highest!"
That ancient song we sing,
for Christ is our Redeemer;
earth, let your anthems ring.
O may we ever praise him
with heart and life and voice,
and in his humble presence
eternally rejoice!

Text Information
First Line: Hosanna, loud hosanna
Title: Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
Author: Jennette Threlfall (1873)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 7 6 7 6 D
Topic: The Christian Year: Palm Sunday; Angels; Biblical Places: Olivet (10 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ELLACOMBE
Adapter: Xavier Ludwig Hartig (1868)
Meter: 7 6 7 6 D
Key: A Major
Source: Trad. 18th-century German tune



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