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86. King of My Life (Lead Me to Calvary)

1 King of my life I crown thee now,
thine shall the glory be;
lest I forget thy thorn-crowned brow,
lead me to Calvary.

Lest I forget Gethsemane,
lest I forget thine agony,
lest I forget thy love for me,
lead me to Calvary.

2 Show me the tomb where thou wast laid,
tenderly mourned and wept;
angels in robes of light arrayed
guarded thee whilst thou slept. [Refrain]

3 Let me, like Mary, through the gloom,
come with a gift to thee;
show to me now the empty tomb,
lead me to Calvary. [Refrain]

4 May I be willing, Lord, to bear
daily my cross for thee,
even thy cup of grief to share;
thou hast borne all for me. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: King of my life I crown thee now
Title: King of My Life (Lead Me to Calvary)
Author: Jennie Evelyn Hussey, 1874-1958
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: Luke 24:1-8; Luke 22:33
Topic: Holy Week, The Three Days; Stewardship, Commitment
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lest I forget Gethsemane
Tune Information
Name: [King of my life I crown thee now]
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921
Key: D Major

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