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O 'Tis Glory

To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging

Author: F. B. Harris
Tune: [To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging]
Published in 40 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To Thy cross, dear Christ, I’m clinging,
All my refuge and my plea;
Matchless is Thy loving-kindness,
Else it had not stooped to me.

Oh, ‘tis glory! oh, ‘tis glory!
Oh, ‘tis glory in my soul,
For I’ve touched the hem of His garment,
And His pow’r doth make me whole.

2 Long my heart hath heard Thee calling,
But I thrust aside Thy grace;
Yet, O boundless condescension,
Love is shining from Thy face. [Refrain]

3 Love eternal, light eternal,
Close me safely, sweetly in;
Saviour, let Thy balm of healing,
Ever keep me free from sin. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #114

Author: F. B. Harris

Birth: 1850, USA Death: Sep., 1909 Flora Lydia (Best) Harris was the daughter of Dr. David and Elizabeth (Lockart) Best. She was the 1st wife of Rev. Bishop Merriman Colbert Harris. He was a minister in the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a writer and wrote on Japanese themes. In 1891 she translated the 10th century classic 'Tosa Niki' ('Diary or Log of a Journey From Tosa to Kyoto'). Mary Jane Haight-Eckert on Find A Grave web site Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To thy cross, dear Christ, I'm clinging
Title: O 'Tis Glory
Author: F. B. Harris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O 'tis glory
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 40 of 40)
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Crowning Glory No. 1 #7

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d260

Gems of Praise (Choice Collection of Sacred Melodies) #d154

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Golden Grain #226

Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d196

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Hymns of the Heart #109

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Hymns of the Kingdom #114

Melodies of Salvation #d164

Melodies of Salvation #d223

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Melodies of Salvation #105

Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d66

Prayerful Praises. 5th ed. #d150

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Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #69

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Precious Hymns No. 2 #137

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Quartette #411

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Rescue songs #37

Revival Hymns, Selected and Arranged #d90

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d168

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Songs of Faith and Hope #39

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Songs of Joy and Gladness #42

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Songs of Perfect Love #158

Songs of Praise and Power #d300

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Songs of Redeeming Love #69

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #R69

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Songs of Triumph [with Supplement] #a3

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Songs of Triumph #3

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Temple Songs (Seaside ed.) #69

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Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #s69

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Temple Trio #368

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d377

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The Emory Hymnal #135

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #244

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The Finest of the Wheat #215

The Garner #d122

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The Great Awakening #28

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The Revival Wave #154

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The Silver Trumpet #129

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The Voice of Triumph (19th ed.) #43

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The Welcome Voice #64

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