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424. Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone

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1. Must Jesus bear the cross alone,
and all the world go free?
No, there's a cross for everyone,
and there's a cross for me.

2. How happy are the saints above,
who once went sorrowing here!
But now they taste unmingled love,
and joy without a tear.

3. The consecrated cross I'll bear
till death shall set me free;
and then go home my crown to wear,
for there's a crown for me.

Text Information
First Line: Must Jesus bear the cross alone
Title: Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone
Author (and others): Thomas Shepherd (1855)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: CM
Topic: Sanctifiying and Perfecting Grace: Personal Holiness; Commitment; Jesus Christ: Cross (1 more...)
Language: English
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Name: MAITLAND
Composer: George N. Allen (1844)
Meter: CM
Key: A♭ Major



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