217. On a Barren Hilltop

Text Information
First Line: On a barren hilltop
Title: On a Barren Hilltop
Author: Christopher L. Webber (2008)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D
Scripture: John 19:17-30; Hebrews 4:14-16
Topic: Atonement; Christian Year: Palm Sunday; Christian Year: Maundy Thursday2 more...
Language: English
Copyright: © 2008 Faith Alive Christian Resources
Tune Information
Name: KING’S WESTON
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1925)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.D
Key: d minor or modal
Copyright: © 1925 Oxford University Press


Text Information:

The first stanza of this text is based on John 19:17, 30 and the second and third stanzas on Hebrews 4:14–16. These passages and others provide the basis for the classic understanding of the atonement that sees Christ’s redeeming work as a victory over all the powers of evil.


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