He Wore a Crown of Thorns

My Savior wore a crown of thorns

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [My Savior wore a crown of thorns]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 My Savior wore a crown of thorns
Upon the cross of Calvary,
That I might wear a crown of light,
And dwell with Him eternally.

A crown of thorns my Savior wore,
For me the sin and shame He bore;
A broken, contrite heart I bring—
He died for me, my Lord and King.

2 My Savior wore a crown of thorns!
The cruel stripes on Him were laid;
For me He suffered scorn and shame,
For all my sins the ransom paid. [Refrain]

3 My Savior wore a crown of thorns!
Tho’ long my heart His will defied,
I give my life, my soul to Him;
For me my Lord was crucified. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #132

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Savior wore a crown of thorns
Title: He Wore a Crown of Thorns
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Language: English
Refrain First Line: A crown of thorns my Savior wore
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain



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Songs of Conquest #120

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Williston Hymns #132

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