The Old Rugged Cross
On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,
The emblem of suff~ez_rsquo~ring and shame;
And I love that old cross where the dearest and best
For a world of lost sinners was slain.
So I~ez_rsquo~ll cherish the old rugged cross,
Till my trophies at last I lay down;
I will cling to the old rugged cross,
And exchange it some day for a crown.
Oh, that old rugged cross, so despised by the world,
Has a wondrous attraction for me;
For the dear Lamb of God left His glory above
To bear it to dark Calvary.
In that old rugged cross, stained with blood so divine,
A wondrous beauty I see,
For ~ez_rsquo~twas on that old cross Jesus suffered and died,
To pardon and sanctify me.
To the old rugged cross I will ever be true;
Its shame and reproach gladly bear;
Then He~ez_rsquo~ll call me some day to my home far away,
Where His glory forever I~ez_rsquo~ll share.
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