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Beneath the Cross

Beneath the cross of Jesus My soul once bowed with sin

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: [Beneath the cross of Jesus] (Tullar)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Beneath the cross of Jesus
My soul bowed down with sin;
‘Twas there the Savior found me,
And there He took me in.
Beneath the cross, the blessed cross,
Where Jesus bled and died,
My soul has found a refuge sweet,
And there will I abide.

2 Beneath the cross of Jesus
My sins were washed away;
My garments died in crimson,
Where changed to white array.
There ‘neath the cross, the blessed cross,
I found the healing balm;
For ev’ry woe and ill of life,
In tempest or in calm.

3 Beneath the cross of Jesus
There’s healing now for thee;
The Savior longs, in mercy,
To cleanse and set you free.
‘Twas at the cross the Savior paid
Your ransom from the fall;
So cast your trophies at His feet
And crown Him lord of all.

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #9

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beneath the cross of Jesus My soul once bowed with sin
Title: Beneath the Cross
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Neath the cross
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Honey Out of the Rock #9

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Sermons in Song #3

Tullar's Song Treasury #d10

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