For yourself

Have you seen the cross of Calvary

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [Have you seen the cross of Calvary]
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1 Have you seen the cross of Calv’ry,
Have you met the One who died,
Have you learnt the deeper meaning,
And by faith been justified?

You must see it for yourself,
You must see it for yourself,
No one else can see it for you,
You must see it for yourself.

2 Have you heard Christ’s invitation,
Have you listened to His voice,
Has the word of peace and pardon,
Made your trembling heart rejoice? [Refrain]

3 Have you taken what He offers,
Have you come to Him for rest,
Do you own Him Lord and Master,
With your mouth is He confessed? [Refrain]

4 Do you know that you’re forgiven,
Are you resting on His word,
Have you claimed His precious promise,
Blest assurance from the Lord? [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 8: Gospel song service #13

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Have you seen the cross of Calvary
Title: For yourself
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: You must see it for yourself
Copyright: Public Domain


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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 8 #13

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