Christ Is Risen
This resurrection hymn by Keith and Kristin Getty is one of the best examples of contemporary hymnody.
Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery
Come behold the wondrous mysteryIn the dawning of the King;He the theme of heaven’s praises,Robed in frail humanity.In our longing, in our darkness,Now the light of life has come;Look to Christ, who condescended;Took on flesh to ransom us. Come behold the wondrous mystery:He the perfect Son of Man;In His living, in His suffering,Never trace nor stain of sin.See the true and better AdamCome to save the hell-bound man;Christ the great and sure fulfillmentOf the law; in Him we stand. Come behold the…
O King (Psalm 45)
Lyrics “O King” is a paraphrase of Psalm 45. Because I have matched the lyrics up with the verses they paraphrase, I have bolded the line of each verse in the song, so the stanza division is still visible. Though this song is a paraphrase, it follows remarkably closely to the meaning and sometimes even the wording of the Psalm. Psalm 45 My heart overflows with a pleasing theme; I address my verses to the king; my tongue is like the pen…