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The Palms

Representative Text

1 O'er all the way green palms and blossoms gay
Are strewn this day in festal preparation,
Where Jesus comes, to wipe our tears away;
E'en now the throng to welcome Him prepare.

Refrain:
Join, sing His name divine,
Let every voice resound with united acclamation,
Hosanna! Praised be the Lord,
Bless Him who cometh to bring us salvation.

2 His word goes forth, and people by its might
Once more their freedom gain from degradation;
Humanity doth give to each his right,
While those in darkness find restored the light. [Refrain]

3 Sing and rejoice, O blest Jerusalem,
Of all thy songs sing the emancipation;
Through boundless love, the Christ of Bethlehem
Brings forth the hope to thee forevermore. [Refrain]

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #131

Translator: Theodore T. Barker

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Text Information

First Line: O'er all the way green palms and blossoms gay
Title: The Palms
Translator: Theodore T. Barker
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Join all and sing His name divine
Copyright: Public Domain

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