Sufjan’s “Chicago” A Capella

Embedding the YouTube has proven problematic. In the meantime, you can find it here.

HT: Cam

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2 thoughts on “Sufjan’s “Chicago” A Capella”

  1. Very nice find. Somehow, this really increases hope that our future generations can be taken by the thought that everything is of God and should be subject to Him. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

  2. and, by the way, here was that portion of the Isaac Watts hymn we sung on Good Friday:

    Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted
    Stricken, smitten, and afflicted, see Him dying on the tree!
    ’Tis the Christ by man rejected; yes, my soul, ’tis He, ’tis He!
    ’Tis the long expected prophet, David’s Son, yet David’s Lord;
    By His Son, God now has spoken: ’tis the true and faithful Word.

    Tell me, ye who hear Him groaning, was there ever grief like His?
    Friends through fear His cause disowning, foes insulting His distress:
    Many hands were raised to wound Him, none would interpose to save;
    But the deepest stroke that pierced Him, was the stroke that Justice gave.

    Ye who think of sin but lightly, nor suppose the evil great,
    Here may view its nature rightly, here its guilt may estimate.
    Mark the Sacrifice appointed! see Who bears the awful load!
    ’Tis the Word, the Lord’s Anointed, Son of Man, and Son of God.

    And some will wonder why “Shine Jesus Shine” would not be an acceptable sacrifice.

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