826. Lift High the Cross
Tune Information |
||Sydney Hugo Nicholson (1916)|
||Richard Proulx (1985)|
||10.10 with refrain|
||© 1974 Hope Publishing Company; Desc. © 1985 Hope Publishing Company|Text Information:
This majestic hymn celebrates the paradox that for Christians a means of painful death has been transformed into a symbol of renewed life; a sign of defeat has become an emblem of victory. With the cross traced on our foreheads at Baptism we are marked as Christ’s own forever.