4 Take up thy cross and follow Christ,
nor think till death to lay it down;
for only those who bear the cross
may hope to wear the glorious crown.
6 Till all the world shall learn your love
and follow where your feet have trod,
till, glorious from your heaven above,
shall come the city of our God.
|First Line:||[Take up thy cross, the Savior said]|
|Author (A):||Charles W. Everest|
|Author (B):||Frank Mason North|
|Notes:||A. Take Up Thy Cross (United Methodist Hymnal #415); B. Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life (United Methodist Hymnal #427)|
|Source:||William Gardiner's Sacred Melodies|
|Notes:||Transposition (Hymnal version in Bb Major)|