89. Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

1 Hosanna, loud hosanna,
The little children sang;
Through pillared court and temple
The joyful 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 victor palm branch waving,
And chanting clear and loud;
The Lord of earth and heaven
Ride on in lowly state,
Nor scorned that little children
Should on His bidding wait.

3 “Hosanna in the highest!”
The little children sang;
For Christ is our Redeemer,
The Lord of heaven our King.
O may we ever praise Him
wWth heart and life and voice,
And in His blissful presence
Eternally rejoice.

Text Information
First Line: Hosanna, loud hosanna
Title: Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
Author: Jeanette Threlfall (1873)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Scripture: Matthew 21:8-9; Mark 11:7-10; Luke 19:38; John 12:12-13
Topic: Jesus Christ: Triumphant
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ELLACOMBE
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Gesangbuch der Herzogl. Wirtembergischen Katholischen Hofkapelle, 1784; alt. 1868



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