There in the garden

Piano music Lyrics Words: Leigh Newton © 2019Melody: Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, 2nd Movement 1.There in the garden,No hope of pardon,Christ is arrested,Taken away.Sentence is spoken,Pilate has broken,Washes his hands,The cross now awaits.Christ now defeated,Numbers depleted,Follow’rs in hiding,No more debate. 2.Hand in the cash drawer,Side-stepping love’s law,Deeply involved inWhat’s yet to come.Where lies redemption?Is there exemption?Cold, …

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If you love me

If you love me(The mercy road) – John 14:15-17 David Froemming & Leigh Newton © 2021 1.If you love me, follow in my footsteps.If you love me, follow in my way.For God will send the Spirit of truth;And I will be revealed in you.This is how we walk on the mercy road. If you love …

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I am the Good Shepherd

Lead sheet Lyrics I Am the Good Shepherd Leigh Newton © 2001, 2020 1.       I am the Good Shepherd; I’ll watch when you’re weary.Each night as you’re sleeping, beside you I’ll lie.I’ll share with you every tear, stand with you in your fear,Walk in your dreaming and sing in your day. 2. I am the …

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Every single stone

A meditation on the denial of Jesus (Mark 14:66-72). Written for St Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Adelaide Good Friday 2021. Every single stone (Mark 14:66-72) Words and Music: Leigh Newton © 2021 Every single stone’s a broken stone. Each sunset peak and gravel road, Each jeweled ring and silver lode, Every single rock is etched in grey.  2. Peter’s …

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Out of the whirlwind

Leigh Newton & David Froemming © 2020 A Black Lives Matter song, seeking justice for people of colour, especially in the USA. Out of the WhirlwindJob 38:1 Words and Music: David Froemming & Leigh Newton © 2020 ChorusI can’t breatheI can’t breatheI can’t breathe He put his knee right down and hard on the neck,and killed the …

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Song of despair

One of three songs from the children’s musical: The Invitation. Leigh Newton 2018 Lyrics – 3 verses with different melodies that are sung together at the end. I am just a worm, in fact I’m just a tail.From head to toe I am no killer whale.I am just a worm to the nth degreeGod’s messenger …

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