Composed by CLC pastor Frank Gannt, this hymn fits the meter and tune of Duke Street. Better known as TLH #200 I Know that My Redeemer Lives.
A HYMN FOR PALM SUNDAY
“Blessed is He who comes to save!”
“Hosanna in the highest, Lord!”
With palms and cloaks the people pave
The road to death, though not abhorred.
In servant’s form He travels on;
No trumpets sound for God’s own King.
Forward He goes ‘til vict’ry’s won.
“Blessed is He,” we join to sing.
A sinner’s cross becomes His throne,
A wreath of twisted thorns His crown;
The sins of all become His own.
“Hosanna!” Let the hymn resound.
What hidden pow’r! What selfless might!
The Son of God rides forth to die.
The pow’rs of hell He puts to flight.
“Hosanna to our King!” we cry.