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In the shadow of the cross I have found a safe retreat

In the shadow of the cross I have found a safe retreat

Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Tune: [In the shadow of the Cross]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

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First Line: In the shadow of the cross I have found a safe retreat
Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Favorites Number 2 #67

My Soul at Song #d52

Radio Songs and Choruses of the Gospel No. 1 #22

Radio Songs and Choruses #13

Audio

Singspiration Two #53

Songs from the Haven of Rest #41

Songs You Love No. 1 #d15

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