A Palm Sunday Song

Sunday, April 5, 2020


Luke 19:28-44

What song would adequately express our sentiments on this Palm Sunday? If you’re like me, I need my heart vacillating between songs of faith and hope, and songs of lament. For some reason, I’m reminded of the song “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” by the Irish rock band, U2. Observing the tragedy of civil war in Northern Ireland, they sang, “How long must we sing this song? How long, how long?” In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, what should be our song?