Peace Through the Cross Shall Come

Peace through the cross shall come

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [Peace through the cross shall come]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Peace thru the cross shall come,
His peace to men;
As He has given it,
Give ye again;
Peace, that our Christ may be
Victor o’er victory,
Free, to make rulers free,
Free thru the cross.

2 Peace thru the cross shall come,
Come to abide;
Deep in the hearts of men
Hidden, to guide;
Stronger than pride of race,
Stronger than pomp of place,
Ruling by heaven’s grace,
Peace thru the cross.

Source: Hymns for Today: for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, The Church, The Home, Community Welfare Associations, and Patriotic Meetings #105

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Peace through the cross shall come
Title: Peace Through the Cross Shall Come
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Peace, that our Christ may be
Publication Date: 1919
Copyright: Public Domain



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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #303

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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