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Crucified for Me

O the heights and depths of love

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [O the heights and depths of love]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, the heights and depths of love,
Bringing Jesus from above;
Love amazing! can it be
He was crucified for me?

He was crucified for me
On the cross of Calvary;
Thro’ the years my song shall be,
He was crucified for me.

2 Oh, the wonders of His grace,
When He took the sinner’s place!
Grace, eternal, full and free;
He was crucified for me. [Refrain]

3 Since ‘tis by His death I live,
Let me all to Jesus give,
His forevermore to be;
He was crucified for me. [Refrain]

4 He will keep me ev’ry hour,
By His all-victorious pow’r,
Till His beauty I shall see;
He was crucified for me. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #129

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the heights and depths of love
Title: Crucified for Me
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: He was crucified for me
Copyright: Public Domain


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Progressive Sunday School Songs #129

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