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Found at the cross

O how I longed once for rest on the way

Author: E. D. Elliott
Tune: [O how I longed once for rest on the way]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Oh, how I longed once for rest on the way,
So tired and weary afar did I stray;
Peace in abundance came to me one day
Down at the cross of Jesus!

Refrain:
Now it is mine, gladness divine,
Found at the cross of Jesus!
Oh, what a wonderful blessing is mine,
Found at the cross of Jesus!

2 Sorrow I knew in the pathway of sin;
Now, praise the Lord, there is glory within!
For since I knew Him great joy mine has been—
Found at the cross of Jesus! [Refrain]

3 Will you not come and His love for you see?
Kind, tender-hearted, forgiving is He!
Joy far surpassing earth’s pleasures may be
Found at the cross of Jesus! [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #118

Author: E. D. Elliott

Early 20th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O how I longed once for rest on the way
Title: Found at the cross
Author: E. D. Elliott
Refrain First Line: Now it is mine



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