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381. By thy Cross, O Christ, and passion

1 By thy Cross, O Christ, and passion,
Thou hast brought us full salvation;
Thou hast stooped in great compassion
To redeem a lost creation.
Like a shepherd thou hast sought us
In thy heavenly fold to gather;
With thy precious Blood hast bought us
To restore us to the Father.

2 Ah, how blest is he who knoweth
That his faith on thee is founded
Whom the Father's love bestoweth
Through eternal grace unbounded.
Thou, O Christ, to every nation
Art a Saviour freely given,
In whose Name is our salvation,
And none else in earth or heaven.

Text Information
First Line: By thy Cross, O Christ, and passion
Translator, Stanza 1: Ernest Edwin Ryden, b. 1886
Author: Johan Olof Wallin, 1779 - 1839
Translator, Stanza 2 : Ernst William Olson, 1870 - 1958
Publication Date: 1958
Topic: The Life in Christ: Repentance and Faith
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: SCHMUCKE DICH
Composer: Johann Cruger, 1598 - 1662
Meter: L. M. D.
Key: D Major



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