Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is not a Christian song. It is not a God-honoring song. This version is the same beautiful melody but with lyrics that remember and honor the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus.
Video by Reasons for Hope* Jesus. Music by Leonard Cohen. Lyrics by Kelley Mooney.
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