Author: Isaac Watts Meter: 22.214.171.124 Appears in 1,841 hymnals Scripture: Galatians 6 Lyrics: 1 When I survey the wondrous cross
on which the Prince of glory died,
my richest gain I count but loss,
and pour contempt on all my pride.
2 Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast
save in the death of Christ, my God!
All the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them through his blood.
3 See, from his head, his hands, his feet,
sorrow and love flow mingled down.
Did e'er such love and sorrow meet,
or thorns compose so rich a crown?
4 Were the whole realm of nature mine,
that were a present far too small.
Love so amazing, so divine,
demands my soul, my life, my all.
Topics: Commitment & Dedication; Cross of Christ; Suffering of Christ; Lent; Assurance; Blood of Christ; Commitment & Dedication; Cross of Christ; Offering; Suffering of Christ Used With Tune: HAMBURG
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross