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In Anguish Jesus Prayed Alone

In anguish Jesus prayed alone

Author: Barbara Hamm (2010)
Tune: BETRAYAL (Hamm)
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

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Text Information

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


New Hymns of Hope #123


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