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Far Off in Fair JerusalemRev. William Wade (1863-?)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
920MariamneJ. Pointer8.6.8.6.7.7.4.4.7.

1Far off in fair Jerusalem
The Temple courts once rang,
As ceasing from their happy play
The Hebrew children sang:
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanna in the highest!
He draweth nigh,
Lift up the cry,
Hosanna in the highest!
2Their lips are dumb in death’s long sleep,
And hushed those childish lays;
But through the ages still there comes
An echo of their praise:
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanna in the highest!
He passeth by,
Lift up the cry,
Hosanna in the highest!
3We may not see the lowly form
They welcomed as their King;
But though His throne has claimed its Lord
Like them we too may sing:
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanna in the highest!
He draweth nigh,
Lift up the cry,
Hosanna in the highest!
4Receive, O Lord, from children’s lips
This tribute of our praise;
Let not our hearts grow cold and faint
Amid the world’s dark ways.
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanna in the highest!
Be ever nigh
While still we cry
Hosanna in the highest!
5Help us to praise Thee here on earth,
Serving ’mid joy or pain,
That when to judgment Thou shalt come
We with Thy saints may reign.
Hosanna in the highest!
Hosanua in the highest!
O pass not by
From us who cry
Hosanna in the highest! Amen.
Matthew21:9And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.

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