Waiting at the Cross

Savior, at the cross I'm waiting

Author: I. Baltzell
Tune: [Savior, at the cross I’m waiting]
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Saviour, at the cross I’m waiting,
All to leave and follow Thee;
Wretched, poor, despised, forsaken,
Waiting, Lord, Thy sympathy.

I am waiting, I am waiting,
I am waiting at the cross to be saved;
I am waiting, I am waiting,
I am waiting at the cross to be saved.

2 All my earthly fame and treasure
I surrender now to Thee;
Let Thy mercy, let Thy pleasure
Speak the word, and I am free. [Refrain]

3 Precious Saviour, smile upon me,
God of wisdom, love, and might;
Take my heart, in pity own me,
Show Thy face, and all is bright. [Refrain]

4 Jesus comes! O glory, glory!
Now I feel the blood applied;
Tell to all the old, old story,
He who trusts is sanctified. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #138

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, at the cross I'm waiting
Title: Waiting at the Cross
Author: I. Baltzell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I am waiting at the cross
Copyright: Public Domain



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