The Power of the Cross
2-3 octave handbell choir - Level 2+
Composed by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend. Arranged by Peggy Bettcher. General, Lent, Contemporary. Handbell score. 8 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.2629).
Item Number: HP.2629
Scriptural Reference: Luke 23:26-27, Romans 4:7-12, 1 Corinthians 1:17-25, Colossians 1:20, Colossians 2:15.
Fitting for both traditional and contemporary worship, Getty and Townend's "The Power of the Cross" is a thought-provoking reflection on Christ's sufferings, and a powerful song for Lent, Easter, or communion services. This arrangement for 3-5 octaves of handbells truly enhances the meditative text of the hymn and draws listeners into worship, with an introduction built around "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.