[The cross that He gave may be heavy]

[The cross that He gave may be heavy]

Composer: Ballington Booth (1892)
Published in 108 hymnals


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Composer: Ballington Booth

Rv Ballington Booth United Kingdom 1857-1940 Born in Brighouse, England, the 2nd son of William Booth and Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army, he became a Christian minister. In his teens he began preaching, singing and playing his concertina at open-air meetings sponsored by the Salvation Army. He became a Colonel in that organization at 23 and was positioned as a training officer. He later moved to Australia, followed by the U.S., and then Canada. He married Maud Charlesworth in 1886. Together they were assigned to the U.S., as the Salvation Army was becoming a world-wide organization. They became American citizens the following year, During the 1890s depression the Booths established shelters for homeless men. Altho… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [The cross that He gave may be heavy]
Composer: Ballington Booth (1892)
Meter: 9.7.9.7 with refrain
Incipit: 55456 35422 34576
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • Sacred Transcriptions for Piano No. 1
    Composer/Editor Wilda Jackson Auld
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1941) pp. 24

Instances

Instances (1 - 100 of 108)

Assembly Songs #167

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Best Hymns No. 3 #162

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Best Hymns No. 4 #164

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Calvary's Praises #41

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Christ in Song #494

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Christian Gospel Hymns #71

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Christian Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #427

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #463

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #481

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #481

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Consecrated Hymns #82

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Crowning Day, No. 6 #166

El Nuevo Himnario Popular (Edicion Revisada y Corregida) #40

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Evangel Songs #10

Evangeli harpe #274

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Evangelistic Edition of Heavenly Sunlight #8

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Exalted Praise #148

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Excellent Songs #16

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Favorites Number 4 #32

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Full Gospel Songs #119

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Garden of Spices #31

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Garden of Spices #31

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Gospel Hosannas #77

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Great Tabernacle Hymns #65

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Heavenly Sunlight #8

Himnario Adventista #395

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Himnos de Gloria #51

Himnos de Gloria #51

Himnos de Gloria #51

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Himnos de Gloria #51

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Hymns for His Praise #28

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Hymns for His Praise #25

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #60

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Hymns of Consecration and Faith #193

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Hymns of the Christian Life #287

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Inspiring Hymns #66

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Life and Service Hymns #60

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Living Gospel Songs and Choruses #20

Lluvias de Bendicion #179

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Melodies of Salvation #159

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New Harvest Bells #2

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #203

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Ocean Grove Songs #22

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Old Time Glory #28

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Our Hymns #86

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 2 #84

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Pilgerklänge #133

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Praise and Promise #14

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #13

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Redemption Songs #424

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Revival Praises #48

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Revival Special #51

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Rose of Sharon Hymns #581

Sacred Selections for the Church #324

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Service Hymnal #420

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #502

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Sing #10

Singing Revival #99

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Small Church Music #5506

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Songs for All #128

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Songs for Work and Worship #95

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Songs for Young People #20

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Songs of Calvary #236

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Songs of Comfort #36

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Songs of Grace and Truth #63

Songs of His Coming #209

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #141

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5 #186

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Songs of Love Divine #128

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Songs of Praise #10

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Songs of Praise and Victory #27

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Songs of Redemption and Praise. Rev. #S39

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Songs of Service #105

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Songs of the Century #170

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Songs of the Kingdom #196

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Soul Refreshing Songs #19

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Soul Winning Songs #39

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Tabernacle Hymns #188

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Tabernacle Hymns #87

Tabernacle Hymns #87

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The Baptist Standard Hymnal #420

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The Bow of Promise #127

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The Broadman Hymnal #372

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The Century Gospel Songs #160

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #527

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The Cokesbury Hymnal #175

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The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #181

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The Cyber Hymnal #865

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #134

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The Gospel Chorus #71

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The Gospel Hymnal #37

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #132

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The Gospel Message No. 2 #138

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The Greatest Hymns #276

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The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #52

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The New Century Hymnal #19

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #186

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The New National Baptist Hymnal #115

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #160

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The Revival No. 3 #131

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