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When He Shed His Blood

On the cruel cross they nailed him

Tune: [On the cruel cross they nailed Him]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On the cruel cross they nailed Him,
There to die in agony;
But He gave His life a ransom,
Just to set sin’s captives free.

When He shed His blood,
When He shed His blood,
Then He ransomed me,
For eternity,
When He shed His blood.

2 In His love He came to suffer,
All the fallen to redeem,
Mercy’s offer still is open,
Still there’s life in Calv’ry’s stream. [Refrain]

3 In ourselves we merit nothing,
All our works must be in vain;
Only through the Blood of Jesus,
Can we life Eternal gain. [Refrain]

4 What a wonderful salvation!
What a depth of love is shown,
In the sacrifice of Jesus,
In the blood that does atone. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs #63

Text Information

First Line: On the cruel cross they nailed him
Title: When He Shed His Blood
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11935
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #11935

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