Were You There? — Lyric and Discussion

Were You There? Is an ethereal reworking of the old hymn that asks the question “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” It offers reflection on the crucifixion, guiding the listener from the foot of the cross to the empty tomb with the powerful imagery of the original lyric (See Luke 23).

Is the death of Christ a daily reality in my life, or a mythology that has little bearing on my life? Has Christ asked me to follow Him in life and in death?

Were You There?

Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Were you there when they crucified my Lord
Were you there when they crucified my Lord
It makes me tremble…it makes me tremble…Oh

Were you there when they nailed Him to the cross,…

Were you there when they laid Him in the tomb,…

Were you there when they rolled the stone away,…

 

 

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