‘History in the Making’: Hong Kong Christians Turn Out in Thousands, Joining Protesters and Singing ‘Hallelujah to the Lord’
“The unofficial anthem of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement is ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord.’ The underground Church is coming out of hiding in China. It’s truly amazing. We are watching history in the making. The below video is very special to me. It gives me chills every time I watch it. Thousands of Hong Kong citizens are singing their Hallelujah anthem in defiance of Communist China. It’s truly a Great Awakening happening in China. It’s exciting!” -Melissa Strzala-Facebook
Will Maule : Aug 29, 2019 Faithwire.com
(Hong Kong) — [Faithwire.com] As pro-democracy demonstrators continue to mount a mass resistance against China’s communist rule in Hong Kong, the region’s Christian community has started to rise up. (Screengrab image: via Facebook-Melissa Strzala video)
Amongst the throes of tear gas, rubber bullets, and riot shields, a sweet melody of worship can be heard echoing through the city’s central district. Gathering in peace and prayer, thousands of Christian protestors can often be heard belting out the 1974 hymn, “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord.”
Not only is this a show of devotion to Jesus in the midst of tumult and political tyranny, but the singing of this worship song also offers the community a level of immunity, thanks to a Hong Kong law of public assembly that makes exceptions for religious gatherings…
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