At Foot of the Cross

I was burdened with sin and no hope could I see

Author: John M. Henson
Tune: [I was burdened with sin and no hope could I see]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John M. Henson

John Melvin Henson, 1887-1972 Born: August 23, 1887 in Cur­ryille, Georg­ia. Died: Ap­ril 22, 1972, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia. John Melvin Henson, who was born on Aug. 23, 1887, at Curryville, GA, and began teaching in singing schools in 1909. With Homer F. Morris, he founded the Morris-Henson Company. During his lifetime, he produced over 200 gospel songs, including "Anywhere Is Home," perhaps his best known, along with "I’ll Live In Glory," and "Happy Am I," that have appeared in some of our books. "Watching You" was copyrighted in 1915. The copyright was later owned by R. E. Winsett and eventually became the property of Ellis J. Crum. Henson died in 1972. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I was burdened with sin and no hope could I see
Title: At Foot of the Cross
Author: John M. Henson
Refrain First Line: I am leaving it all with the Savior today



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Bells of Victory #d45

Quartet Song Book No. 3 #d30

Quartet Song Book No. 5 #d41

Radio Beams #119

Sing Aloud #125

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