The following video was taken at a Body Life Conference. One of the churches I helped plant wrote the lyrics and performed this song (to the tune of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”).
You can read the lyrics below the video. They contain echoes of From Eternity to Here.
It tells the Story of the Ages in 5 minutes.
You may need to turn the volume up in the beginning.
Bride: I heard there was a secret chord, that David played and it pleased you Lord. The Mystery of the Ages hidden in ya.
It goes like this: the birth, the gift, the minor fall, the major lift. The Risen King commanding Hallelujah.
Lord: I knew you e’re Creation’s Song. In the garden we walked along. My presence and my kinship offered to ya.
But you took a bite from a different tree. Another life that’s not from me, and from your lips it stripped my hallelujah.
Bride: Jesus, I’ve been here before. I know this room and I’ve walked this floor. I used to live alone before I knew ya.
Now I’ve seen your death on the wooden arch. Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah.
Lord: I came to earth, I gave my life, for you to be my Eternal Wife. I tell the truth, I died to never lose ya.
And now I live and move in you, the Holy Dove is moving through, and every breath you draw is hallelujah.
Bride: And now we live so all can know what’s really going on below. Your sacrifice restoring all things to ya.
Together with a heavenly throng we’ll stand before The Lord of Song with nothing on our tongue but Hallelujah.
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