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By the Cross of Christ

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1 By the cross of Christ, our Savior,
We thro' faith are justified
From all guilt and condemnation,
While we trust the crucified.

God forbid that we should glory
Save in Jesus' cross alone;
For His blood still tells the story
How for sin He did atone.

2 By the cross we're lifted nearer
To the heart of Him who died;
Daily grows our vision clearer
To behold the crucified. [Chorus]

3 By the cross of Christ, our longings
For a crown is satisfied;
Thoughts of joy beyond are thronging
As we stand the cross beside. [Chorus]

4 By the cross a fount of healing
Flowed from out His wounded side;
Sinners, there in mercy kneeling,
Seek ye now the crucified. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #98

Author: P. P. Bilhorn

Pseudonyms: W. Ferris Britcher, Irene Durfee; C. Ferris Holden, P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By the cross of Christ, our Savior
Title: By the Cross of Christ
Author: P. P. Bilhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: God forbid that we should glory
Copyright: Public Domain



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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l #22

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Crowning Glory No. 1 #98

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d42

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