During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money,
it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."
She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.
So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org,
please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work.
Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners
in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.
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1. How bitter-sweet the mystery:
Christ Jesus crucified.
Yet, He is not the guilty one,
No sin, though still He dies.
2. Hung on a cross of rugged wood,
Received He from God’s hand,
The penalty, the wage of sin,
Deserved by wicked man.
3. O! Even more hope we shall find
Beyond the death He died.
Consider this, that from the grave
He rose and is alive.
4. For to this end Christ Jesus died
Was raised and lives again;
That He might be the Lord of both
The dead and the living!
5. What glorious day we long await
When Christ His church shall raise.
Since then for all eternity
The Risen One we’ll praise.
6. God demonstrates His love in this:
While we were yet in sin,
Christ Jesus died on our behalf.
We’re saved from wrath through Him!
7. Now sinner, hear! To His grace turn!
Repent, and be forgiv’n—
United with Him in His death;
Alive with Him now ris’n.