Hope for you at the cross

O ye who are troubled and burdened by sin

Author: Norman J. Clayton
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Norman J. Clayton

Norman John Clayton Born at Brooklyn, NY, the 9th of 10 children, he gave his heart to Jesus at age six at South Brooklyn Gospel Church, his mother being a founding member of the Baptist group. He was musically inclined, and became church organist at age 12, and also played trumpet. He remained an organist for the rest of his life. A songwriter, he usually began writing the music before the words. He would memorize scripture to assure his music was biblically-based. Much of what he wrote was for special occasions. When young he first worked on a dairy farm, then held an office job in NYC. Clayton entered the building trades industry, working for his father’s construction business, and during the depression, with a commercial bakery. He ma… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O ye who are troubled and burdened by sin
Title: Hope for you at the cross
Author: Norman J. Clayton
Refrain First Line: There is hope for you at the cross



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Evangelaires #d27

Melodies of Life #d28

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 2 #d60

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