They came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives.@Mark 11:1
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Marion F. Ham (1867-1956)

Marion F. Ham (1867-1956).

Day of Rest James W. Elliott, in Church Hymns, 1874 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Home of Bethany
Herbert G. Schmalz (1856-1935)

From Bethany, the Master
Comes down Mt. Olive’s slope,
And all the world is singing,
A glad new song of hope;
Cry out, O stately cedars,
Along the rugged way!
Ye vineyards, shout hosanna,
To greet this happy day!

The King of Love, in triumph
Rides through the city’s gate;
Rejected, scorned—yet Victor,
The Conqueror of hate;
O wave your green palm branches!
Exalt His matchless worth!
This King of Love shall conquer
The nations of the earth.

Not of this world His kingdom;
His power is from above;
His realm is of the spirit,
His scepter—Truth and Love;
He calls us to His service,
His banner is unfurled;
With Thee we march, O Master,
To overcome the world.