26. There Was a Cross

1 There was a cross, a cruel cross,
That bore a gift so rare;
A sacrifice our souls to free
From death and Satan’s snare.

Refrain:
His life He gave, thy soul to save,
On Him thine ev’ry sin was laid;
His life He gave, conquer’d the grave,
O dying man, thy debt He paid.

2 There was a grave, a lonely grave,
Where Christ the Saviour lay;
He rose again triumphantly,
Praise God, He reigns today. [Refrain]

3 There is a throne, a pure white throne,
Where God the Father reigns;
Christ intercedes at His right hand,
Relieving all our pains. [Refrain]

4 There is a home, a peaceful home,
On Canaan’s blissful shore,
Millions have travel’d to that land,
There’s room for millions more. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There was a cross, a cruel cross
Title: There Was a Cross
Author: W. A. R.
Refrain First Line: His life He gave, thy soul to save
Language: English
Publication Date: 1927
Copyright: 1925 by Herbert G. Tovey
Notes: Now Public Domain.
Tune Information
Name: [There was a cross, a cruel cross]
Composer: Will A. Robertson
Arranger: Herbert G. Tovey
Copyright: 1925 by Herbert G. Tovey
Notes: Now Public Domain.



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