O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love

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1 O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love
Hath pierced my contrite heart;
Now take my life, and let me prove
How dear to me thou art.

Refrain:
At the cross, at the cross, where I first saw the light,
And the burden of my heart roll’d away,
It was there by faith I receiv’d my sight,
And now I am happy night and day.

2 Amid the night of sin and death
Thy light hath filled my soul;
To me Thy loving voice now saith,
Thy faith hath made thee whole. [Refrain]

3 I kiss Thy feet, I clasp Thy hand,
I touch Thy bleeding side;
O let me here forever stand,
Where thou wast crucified. [Refrain]

4 My Lord, my light, my strength, my all,
I count my gain but loss;
Forever let Thy love enthrall,
And keep me at the cross. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #139

Author: Russell Kelso Carter

Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels 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 >

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First Line: O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love
Author: Russell Kelso Carter
Refrain First Line: At the cross, at the cross where I first saw the light

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