The United Methodist Hymnal


Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

1.	Hosanna, loud hosanna, 
	the little children sang;
	through pillared court and temple 
	the lovely 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 
	rode on in lowly state, 
	nor scorned that little children 
	should on his bidding wait.

3.	"Hosanna in the highest!" 
	that ancient song we sing, 
	for Christ is our Redeemer, 
	the Lord of heaven our King. 
	O may we ever praise him 
	with heart and life and voice, 
	and in his blissful presence 
	eternally rejoice!

WORDS: Jeanette Threlfall, 1873; W. H. Monk, 1868
MUSIC: W. H. Monk, 1868
Scripture: Matthew 21:8-9 Mark 11:8-10 John 12:12-13
Theme: Children; Children's Choir Selections; Christ's Gracious Life: Passion and Death; Christian Year: Holy Week; Christian Year: Lent; Christian Year: Passion/Palm Sunday; Jesus Christ; Processionals; Service Music: Greeting/Call to Worship