Lullaby for Judas

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Shirley Erena Murray
Tune Name: WHITE ROCK

Lyrics as Poetry

The child is sleeping sound
whose star is yet to rise.
Like any baby born,
an innocent he lies,
this Judas child, a happy child,
with laughter in his eyes.The child can never dream
the wonders he will meet:
the hungry filled with bread,
the bitter lives made sweet,
the friend, forgiving to the end,
who sees his heart’s deceit.The child is sleeping sound
who knows no horoscope:
his kiss that will betray,
his hand to grasp, in hope,
the money bag, the silver swag,
and then, the knotted rope.


Words by
Shirley Erena MurrayCopyright © 2001 by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA


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LULLABY FOR JUDAS
One Verse
sung by David Moddle and
accompanied by Ron Klusmeier

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  • Judas

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