Countdown for the king

In 1999 we ran a Schools Millennium project in Felixstowe, emphasising that the whole of history pivots around the coming of Jesus.
This was the title song for the project, which is self-explanatory & starts with a countdown!
The chorus has a hint of musical tribute to ELO !

The lyrics of Countdown for the King are below:

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, (cheer)

Countdown for the king Countdown for the king
The time has come for all the world For everyone to sing
Countdown for the king Countdown for the king
Everyone across the world Lift your voice and sing

Two thousand years ago God came to earth as man
Bringing a hope for life And all that is to come

Now we commemorate A pinnacle of time
Then we will celebrate When Christ returns again

No more death or mourning No more crying or pain All old things will pass away
Every eye will see him Every knee will bow Praise and honour Glory and power for ever

Andrew & Wendy Rayner
Kevin Mayhew Ltd 2001

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