A manger, a cross, a grave

A manger, a cross, a grave

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [A manger, a cross, a grave]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 A manger, a cross, a grave
Were all that the earth could give
To Him who had come to save,
Who suffered that we might live.

No room for Him, no room for Him,
In the crowded inn,
In the world of sin,
No room for the Lord of all.

2 The world had been made by Him,
Yet offered Him naught beside,
No room could they find for Him,
The Saviour was left outside. [Refrain]

3 He came to His own dear land,
Yet was by His own despised,
But they who received Him knew
Their King, who was thus disguised. [Refrain]

4 The manger, the cross, the grave,
Were each for a season lent,
Yet all things belonged to Him
The King who to Calv’ry went. [Refrain]

5 He never could make His home
Where sin sets its crimson stamp,
He calls us to follow Him,
To go forth without the camp. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 8: Gospel song service #21

Author: Ada R. Habershon

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Text Information

First Line: A manger, a cross, a grave
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 8 #21

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Songs of the Assembly #182

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