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If my disciple thou wouldst be

If my disciple thou wouldst be

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 If My disciple thou wouldst be,
Take up the cross and follow Me;
Rough tho’ the journey, strait the road,
This is the way that leads to God;
Freely I give myself for thee;
Take up the cross and follow Me.

Take up the cross, take up the cross,
Take up the cross and follow Me.

2 What if the world reproach thy name?
Take up the cross, despise the shame;
Glory in this, that love divine
Brings thee a ransom, makes thee Mine;
Think of the thorns I wore for thee;
Take up the cross and follow Me. [Refrain]

3 Bearing the cross in good or ill,
Trusting the hand that guides thee still,
Soon thou wilt reach the gates of light,
Soon will thy faith be changed to sight;
There is a crown of life for thee;
Take up the cross and follow Me. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11885

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If my disciple thou wouldst be
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Take up the cross



The Cyber Hymnal #11885
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The Cyber Hymnal #11885

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