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In Anguish Jesus Prayed Alone

In anguish Jesus prayed alone

Author: Barbara Hamm (2010)
Tune: BETRAYAL
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 In anguish Jesus prayed alone
the night he was betrayed;
and Judas marked him with a kiss
to keep the bargain made.
Then Jesus, taken under guard,
was questioned and accused;
the chief priests said he was to blame,
and Jesus was abused.

2 They sent him on to Pilate's court,
for Pilate was the judge;
in Jesus he could find no fault,
despite the chief priests' grudge.
The people clamored for his death
and would not be denied;
so Pilate, yielding to their cry,
hand Jesus crucified.

3 The soldiers wove a crown of thorns
and placed it on his head.
They dressed him in a purple cloak –
"Your Jewish king," they said.
They nailed him to a Roman cross,
a bandit on each side;
betrayed, forsaken, mocked, and scorned,
he breathed his last – and died.

Source: New Hymns of Hope #123

Author: Barbara Hamm

Minister of Music Barbara Hamm has served for 15+ years at Community Congregational Church. Before that she served for nearly 17 years as the Director of Music at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, in Antioch, California. Barbara accompanies the worship service on piano or organ and directs the Sanctuary Choir, the Children’s Choir, and the Women and Girls’ Chorus. She also directs instrumental groups of different combinations, including the December Christmas Orchestra, and plays the piano in Jazz Gorilla, along with Shelby Riddle on clarinet and Dean Gilman on bass. Barbara likes to think of herself as a “partner musician,” having served as an accompanist for many Annual Meetings of both the UCC and DOC. Bar… Go to person page >

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First Line: In anguish Jesus prayed alone
Title: In Anguish Jesus Prayed Alone
Author: Barbara Hamm (2010)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: © 2010 Hope Publishing Company

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