For centuries gone, we knew thee
We heard of thy fame, told in fables
Yet in reality we see your worth

We read of thee oh Jerusalem!
Of your walls so high, to conquer
The good old book speaks highly of thee

Yet we see thee crumble like bread
From the days of tales, your suffering
Your captivity still to overcome

Your blessings from time past
Abraham we all pray to belong
For you are so Great! we see it daily

Yet to accomplish all that was set out
Your errors right before you, the-
Past play in your present, not your future

Your Messiah, come and gone,
Your eyes refused to take notice
Though your heart told you so

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee [Psalm 122:6]

Oh Jerusalem! I weep for you, and pray
That soon your tears be dry
And your enemies come crashing

From above your prayers are answered
Look beyond your head and see how much
There, there it is, your redemption

My prayers for you dear Jerusalem
That your peace will know no end
And that your eyes be open to see it


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