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road to jerusalem

The Road to Jerusalem

Lyrics and Music by Michael King

© 1996

Verse 1

G                               C              G
Got up this morning bright and early

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                                C              G
Didn’t have breakfast I was in a hurry

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                                          C             G
Picked some palm branches along the way

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                                C             G
Everyone was saying this is the day

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

Chorus

G

Here He comes!

G             C

Hosanna, Hosanna,

A             D

Hosanna, Hosanna,

B                        G

Our King reigns triumphantly

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

Verse 2

G                                   C          G
Worship and praise the King of Kings

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                                C              G
Born of a woman yet Ancient of days

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                          C             G
Emmanuel, God’s promised Son

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

G                                    C              G
God’s kingdoms come, His will is done

G                     D        G
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

Chorus

G

Here He comes!

G             C

Hosanna, Hosanna,

A             D

Hosanna, Hosanna,

B                        G

Our King reigns triumphantly

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

G                     D        G
On the road to Jerusalem

Bridge

G                                     C

Lay your palm branches down

A                                      D

Spread your coats on the ground

B                     C

Prepare ye the day of our Lord

C                         D           C       D

For the King has come to set us free

D

From the bondage of sin and shame!

G                                C

Lowly and humble is He

A                                      D

A pattern for you and for me

B                                              C

He’s the first born of God’s new creation

C                         D      C               D

And He’s calling us to come with Him

D

And live for eternity!

Verse 3

C                              F              C
Lame men leap and blind eyes see

C                     G      C
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

C                                    F        C
And sinners are forgiven so freely

C                     G      C
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

C                              F            C
We can’t help but to sing and shout

C                     G      C
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

C                             F                        C
For if we didn’t the rocks would cry out

C                     G      C
(Echo) On the road to Jerusalem

Chorus

C

Here He comes!

C             F

Hosanna, Hosanna,

D             G

Hosanna, Hosanna,

E                        C

Our King reigns triumphantly

C                     G        C
On the road to Jerusalem

C                     G        C
On the road to Jerusalem

C                     G        C
On the road to Jerusalem
 

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