Copying the Hymns I’ve written and posted from my other blog
In class this week I composed a hymn version of the beautiful Antiphon XV from the Eastern Church’s office for Good Friday. Here is the text followed by my hymn version:
Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung upon a tree. He who is King of the Angels is arrayed in a crown of the thorns. He who wraps the heavens in clouds is wrapped in the purple of mockery. He who freed Adam in the Jordan receives a blow on the face. The Bridegroom of the Church is fixed to the Cross with nails. The Son of the Virgin is pierced by a Spear. We worship Your Passion, O Christ! We worship Your Passion, O Christ! We worship Your Passion, O Christ! Show us also Your glorious Resurrection!
LO! TODAY IS CHRIST OUR GOD
Lo! Today is Christ our God,
Who hung earth upon the…
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