Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

Love on a Cross, and a Throne

Now let my faith grow strong, and rise

Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

1 Now let my faith grow strong, and rise,
And view my Lord in all his love;
Look back to hear his dying cries,
Then mount and see his throne above.

2 See where he languished on the cross;
Beneath my sins he groaned and died;
See where he sits to plead my cause,
By his Almighty Father's side.

3 If I behold his bleeding heart,
There love in floods of sorrow reigns,
He triumphs o'er the killing smart,
And buys my pleasure with his pains.

4 Or if I climb the eternal hills,
Where the dear Conqueror sits enthroned,
Still in his heart compassion dwells,
Near the memorials of his wound.

5 How shall a pardoned rebel show
How much I love my Savior God?
Lord here I banish every foe,
I hate the sins that cost thy blood.

6 I hold no more commerce with hell,
My dearest lusts shall all depart;
But let thine image ever dwell
Stamped as a seal upon my heart.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

Text Information

First Line: Now let my faith grow strong, and rise
Title: Love on a Cross, and a Throne
Language: English

Timeline




Advertisements