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Hope's Song

from "An Easter Carol"


Words byPhil Vischer and Tim Hodge
Music by Phil Vischer and Kurt Heinecke

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Hope:

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was born

fol-lowed

the star

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sight.

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boy,

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now

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a man,

had,

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make

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he gave to the least.

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a heav-en- ly

the blind

when a

sight,

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born to be

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Well the

could

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And those who came

Christ -mas

see - ing a heav - en- ly

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best that he

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touch of his hand.

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the night.

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He was

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laughed and he
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what does it
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mat-ter,

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what does it

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&

spoke

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like

sim - ple young

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said,

'I'm

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all

and

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the truth,

if it

change?

no

one

they'd heard.

taught what

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and

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right.

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is true,

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we know.

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strange?

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tice.

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change?

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cried.
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born and he died

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&

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friends soon be-lieved


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(Dialogue)

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grieve.

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lieve.

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died for

us

to

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died

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give

us

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life, and to

for

us

to give

us

life,

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way

and to

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give
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give

tree.

all who mourn and

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you just

be -

knows.

rose.

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us hope

For He

us hope He

if

no - thing Heav - en
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for

be the end

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did not a-gree.

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no-thing left to fear,

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him.

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He died on a tree.

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So they took him, they tried


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Sav-ior,

Am

God's one and on - ly Son. But oth-ers, they doubt

Am

the one. The

tru-ly He was

He rose.