Beneath The Cross Of Jesus Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
Beneath The Cross Of Jesus Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
Beneath The Cross Of Jesus
Traditional Hymn

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SongID 8032
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors Elizabeth Clephane
InstrumentsGuitar, Ukelele, Piano
File TypePDF
Available Keys A, Ab, B, Bb, C, C#, D, Db, E, Eb, F, F#, G, G#, Gb, Numbers, Numerals
ThemesComfort, Abiding, Almighty, Aspiration, Atonement, Blood, Burden, Confession, Contentment, Cornerstone, Cross, Crucifixion, Death, Dream, Eternal, Glory, Heart, Heaven, Holiness, Home, Wilderness, Jesus, Justice, Sanctuary, Love, Redemption, Refuge, Rest, Resurrection, Rock, Savior, Shelter, Suffering, Deep, Shame, Infinite, Happiness, Easter, Lent, Hymn, Traditional


Verse 1 Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand The shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land A home within the wilderness, a rest upon the way From the burning of the noontide heat, and the burden of the day Verse 2 O safe and happy shelter, O refuge tried and sweet O trysting place where Heaven's love and Heaven's justice meet As to the holy patriarch that wondrous dream was giv'n So seems my Savior's cross to me, a ladder up to heav'n Verse 3 There lies beneath its shadow but on the further side The darkness of an awful grave that gapes both deep and wide And there between us stands the cross two arms outstretched to save A watchman set to guard the way from that eternal grave. Verse 4 Upon that cross of Jesus mine eye at times can see The very dying form of One Who suffered there for me And from my stricken heart with tears two wonders I confess The wonders of redeeming love and my unworthiness Verse 5 I take, O cross, thy shadow for my abiding place I ask no other sunshine than the sunshine of His face Content to let the world go by to know no gain or loss My sinful self my only shame, my glory all the cross...

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