♪ AH, HOLY JESUS

♪ Hymn ✞ Bible Reference: John 10:11 ¶Verse 1 Ah, holy Jesus, how hast Thou offended,That man to judge Thee hath in hate pretended?By foes derided, by Thine own rejected,O most afflicted. ¶Verse 2 Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon Thee? Alas, my treason, Jesus, hath undone Thee. T’was I, Lord, Jesus, I itContinue reading “♪ AH, HOLY JESUS”

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♪ Free Grace In Revealing Christ

♪ Hymn ✞ Bible Reference: Luke 10:21 ¶Verse 1 Jesus, the man of constant grief, A mourner all his days; His spirit once rejoic’d aloud, And tun’d his joy to praise. ¶Verse 2 “Father, I thank thy wondrous love, “That hath reveal’d thy Son “To men unlearned; and to babes “Has made thy gospel known. ¶VerseContinue reading “♪ Free Grace In Revealing Christ”

Adopted

Hymn ¶ Verse 1 O what a blessing, how can I express it? Out of the fullness of rapture I sing, Now by the Father received and adopted, I am a child and an heir of a King. Refrain ¶ Verse 2 I am adopted, O wonderful love, Heir to a heritage purchased above; TellContinue reading “Adopted”

Stories Behind The Hymn: The Old Rugged Cross

“The Old Rugged Cross” is a popular hymn written in 1912 by evangelist and song-leader George Bennard (1873–1958).  It was first published in 1915, and can be found in 287 hymnals. Lyrics On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, the emblem of suffering and shame; and I love that old cross whereContinue reading “Stories Behind The Hymn: The Old Rugged Cross”