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On the Cross of Calvary

On the cross of Calvary, Jesus died for you and me

Author: Sarah J Graham
Tune: [On the cross of Calvary] (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 19 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 On the cross of Calvary,
Jesus died for you and me;
There He shed His precious blood,
That from sin we might be free.
Oh, the cleansing stream doeth flow,
And it washes white as snow;
It was for me that Jesus died
On the cross of Calvary.

Refrain:
It was for me,
For even me;
It was for me that Jesus died
On the cross of Calvary.

2 Oh, what wondrous, wondrous love
Bro’t me down at Jesus’ feet!
Oh, such wondrous, dying love
Asks a sacrifice complete;
Here I give myself to Thee,
Soul and body Thine to be;
It was for me Thy blood was shed
On the cross of Calvary. [Refrain]

3 Take me, Jesus, I am Thine,
Wholly Thine forevermore;
Blessed Jesus, Thou art mine,
Dwell within forevermore;
Cleanse, O cleanse my heart from sin,
Make and keep me pure within;
It was for this Thy blood was shed
On the cross of Calvary. [Refrain]

4 Clouds and darkness veiled the sky
When the Lord was crucified;
“It is finished!” was His cry
When He bowed His head and died.
It is finished, it is finished;
All the world may now go free;
It was for this that Jesus died
On the cross of Calvary. [Refrain]

Source: The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #53

Author: Sarah J Graham

Graham was a member of the Salvation Army in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. Her fiancé reportedly died of tuberculosis, and she never recovered from that trauma. --www.hymntime.com/tch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On the cross of Calvary, Jesus died for you and me
Title: On the Cross of Calvary
Author: Sarah J Graham
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On Calvary, On Calvary

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5358
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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Scripture Song Database #2660
The Cyber Hymnal #5358TextScoreAudio
Include 17 pre-1979 instances



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