On Calvary's brow my Savior died

Author: W. M'K Darwood
Tune: [On Calvary's brow my Savior died]
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1 On Calvary’s brow my Saviour died,
‘Twas there my Lord was crucified;
‘Twas on the cross he bled for me,
And purchased there my pardon free.

It was on the cross he shed his blood,
It was there he was crucified;
But he rose again, and he lives in my heart
Where all is peace and perfect love.

O Calvary, dark Calvary,
Where Jesus shed his blood for me.
O Calvary, dark Calvary:
Speak to my heart of Calvary.

2 ‘Mid rending rocks and darkening skies,
My Saviour bows his head and dies;
The opening veil reveals the way
To Heaven’s joys and endless day.

3 O Jesus, Lord, how can it be
That thou shouldst give thy life for me,
To bear the cross and agony
In that dread hour on Calvary?

Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #125

Author: W. M'K Darwood

Rev. William McKendree Darwood Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On Calvary's brow my Savior died
Title: Calvary
Author: W. M'K Darwood
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O Calvary, dark Calvary
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #125

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