Life for a look

There is life for a look at the Crucified One

Author: Amelia M. Hull; Author: Custer V. Cox
Tune: LATAKIA
Published in 81 hymnals

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1 There is life for a look at the Crucified One,
There is life at this moment for thee,
Then look, sinner, look unto Him and be sav'd!
Unto Him who was nail'd to the tree.

Refrain:
Look! look! look and live!
There is life for a look at the Crucified One,
There is life at this moment for thee.

2 It is not thy tears of repentance, or pray'rs,
But the blood that atones for the soul;
On Him, then believe, and a pardon receive,
For His blood now can make thee quite whole. [Refrain]

3 We are heal'd by His stripes; wouldst thou add to the word?
And He is our righteousness made;
The best robe of heaven He bids thee to wear,
Oh, couldst thou be better arrayed? [Refrain]

4 Then doubt not thy welcome, since God has declar'd
There remaineth no more to be done:
That once in the end of the world He appear'd,
And completed the work He begun. [Refrain]

5 But take, with rejoicing, from Jesus at once
The life everlasting He gives:
And know with assurance thou never canst die,
Since Jesus thy righteousness lives. [Refrain]

Source: Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #169

Author: Amelia M. Hull

Hull, Amelia Matilda, daughter of William Thomas Hull, was born at Marpool Hall, Exmouth, circa 1825. Her publications include:— (1) Hymns by A. M. H., South Petherton, n.d. [1850]; (2) Heart Melodies, 1864; (3) The Silver Trumpet Answered; (4) Fruit from, the Tree of Life; (5) A Hymn-Book for Children; (6) Royal Musings concerning the King and His Work, n.d. [1884]. Miss Hull also contributed 22 hymns to Miss H. W. Soltau's Pleasant Hymns for Boys and Girls, n.d. [I860], From this collection her two popular hymns are taken:— 1. And is it true as I am told. The Good Shepherd. 2. There is life for a look at the Crucified One. Life in Christ. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology… Go to person page >

Author: Custer V. Cox

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First Line: There is life for a look at the Crucified One
Title: Life for a look
Author: Amelia M. Hull
Author: Custer V. Cox
Refrain First Line: Look, look, look and live

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