When I Survey the Wondrous Cross Lyrics (Traditional Hymn)
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Traditional Hymn

Lyrics Details

Download the PDF Chord Charts for When I Survey the Wondrous Cross by Traditional Hymn, from the album Open Hymnal.

SongID 8248
Language English
Album Open Hymnal
Artists Traditional Hymn
Authors Isaac Watts
InstrumentsGuitar, Ukelele, Piano
File TypePDF
Pages
Available Keys A, Ab, B, Bb, C, C#, D, Db, E, Eb, F, F#, G, G#, Gb, Numbers, Numerals
Meter
ThemesTraditional, Declaration, Easter, Commitment, Communion, Cross, Lent, Adoration, Good Friday, Calvary, Hymn

Lyrics

Verse 1 When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince of Glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride. Verse 2 Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, save in the death of Christ my God! All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to His blood. Verse 3 See from His head, His hands, His feet, sorrow and love flow mingled down! Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, or thorns compose so rich a crown? Verse 4 His dying crimson, like a robe, spreads o'er His body on the tree; Then I am dead to all the globe, and all the globe is dead to me. Verse 5 Were the whole realm of nature mine, that were a present far too small; Love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all....

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