Clinging to the Cross

O Father, let me bear the cross, Make it my daily food

Author: Thomas Cogswell Upham
Tune: [O Father, let me bear the cross] (Tenney)
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Thomas Cogswell Upham

Upham, Thomas Cogswell, D.D., was born at Durfield, New Haven, Jan. 30,1799, and educated at Dartmouth College (1818), and at Andover (1821). Having entered the Congregational Ministry he became Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy at Bowdon College, in 1825, and retained the same to 1867. He died at New York, April 2, 1872. His publications were numerous and included Mental Philosophy (which was long and widely used); American Cottage Life; a volume of Poems, 1852, &c. Five of his hymns are given, with accompanying dates, in Hymns and Songs of Praise, &c, N. Y., 1874, as follows:— 1. Fear not, poor weary one. Help in Sorrow (1872). 2. Happy the man who knows. Obedience (1872). 3. 0 Thou great Ruler of the sky. Morning (1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Father, let me bear the cross, Make it my daily food
Title: Clinging to the Cross
Author: Thomas Cogswell Upham
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I am clinging to the cross
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Carmina Centum #76

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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #136

Gems of Sacred Song #d141

Gospel Melodies #d118

New Spiritual Songs #220a

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Quartette #301

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Songs of Peace, Love and Joy #51

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Sparkling Gems Nos.1 & 2 Combined #24

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Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School #108a

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Temperance Jewels #63

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