256. There Is a Green Hill Far Away

1 There is a green hill far away,
without a city wall,
where the dear Lord was crucified,
who died to save us all.

2 We may not know, we cannot tell,
what pains he had to bear;
but we believe it was for us
he hung and suffered there.

3 He died that we might be forgiv'n,
he died to make us good,
that we might go at last to heav'n,
saved by his precious blood.

4 There was no other good enough
to pay the price of sin;
he only could unlock the gate
of heav'n, and let us in.

5 O dearly, dearly has he loved,
and we must love him too,
and trust in his redeeming blood,
and try his works to do.

Text Information
First Line: There is a green hill far away
Title: There Is a Green Hill Far Away
Author: Cecil F. Alexander (1848)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: C.M.
Scripture: Romans 5:6-11; Hebrews 13:12-13
Topic: Good Works; Jesus Christ: His Death; Christ: Suffering of (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: MEDITATION
Composer: John H. Gower (1890)
Meter: C.M.
Key: E Major



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