It is Written On the Cross

Do you seek from sin a pardon

Author: Grace L. Hosmer
Tune: [Do you seek from sin a pardon]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Do you seek from sin a pardon
When its weight oppresses sore?
Would you feel its heavy burden
Lifted from you evermore?
Have you sought in vain to find it
When earth offer’d naught but dross?
Look, the pardon there awaits you,
It is written on the cross.

Refrain:
It is written on the cross,
It is written on the cross;
“Come, ye weary, heavy laden,”
It is written on the cross.

2 Are you weary and discouraged?
Is it long till set of sun?
Do you wonder with each nightfall
If the guerdon shall be won?
Tired soul, for you the message
When life’s trials beat and toss,
“Come, ye weary, heavy laden,”
It is written on the cross. [Refrain]

3 Would you know a love unbounded,
Such as earth can never give?
Love that suffered ev’ry anguish
That you might forever live?
Love that gave all, gladly, freely,
Never counting gain or loss?
Love of Christ, so deep, so changeless,
It is written on the cross. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost #50

Author: Grace L. Hosmer

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Text Information

First Line: Do you seek from sin a pardon
Title: It is Written On the Cross
Author: Grace L. Hosmer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It is written on the cross
Publication Date: 1916
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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