The Crimson Wave

O cross of shame and anguish

Author: A. C. Pratt
Tune: [O cross of shame and anguish]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O cross of shame and anguish,
Dark, fathomless, unknown;
O fount of grace and glory,
O thou tide of love divine,
Flow on till every nation
Shall tell thy pow’r to save–
The healing cleansing power
In the flowing crimson wave.

The crimson tide is flowing free,
For thee, dear one, for thee, for thee,
Come, bathe thy weary, sin-sick soul,
It’s healing tide shall make thee whole.

2 The crimson wave is flowing,
Is flowing now for thee;
Behold the fountain open wide
Upon Mount Calvary,
That crimson wave is flowing,
Dear sinner, ’tis for thee;
Come with thy heavy burden,
For the tide is full and free. [Refrain]

3 Behold by faith a Savior
Upon th’accursed tree;
Behold Him bleeding, dying there,
And this for you and me!
Come to this healing fountain,
O haste without delay,
And ’neath its wave of crimson
Wash thy load of sin away. [Refrain]

4 Behold your Savior pleading,
His mercy now is free;
Come, lest the tide receding,
Never more avail for thee,
That fountain now is open,
The spirit striving still;
To all the invitation
Gives: “Come, whosoever will.” [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #72

Author: A. C. Pratt

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Text Information

First Line: O cross of shame and anguish
Title: The Crimson Wave
Author: A. C. Pratt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The crimson tide is flowing free for thee
Copyright: Public Domain



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