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The Master

They crowned the Master's head with thorns

Author: Susie M. Best
Tune: [They crowned the Master's head with thorns]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 They crowned the Master’s head with thorns;
A cross they bade him bare;
They laughed at him and taunted him,
And mocked his mute despair.

On Calvary he died for me;
He bore my sins on Calvary;
He suffered there, my shame to bear;
He died on Calvary.

2 They scourged the Master as he trod
Up Calvary’s ascent;
They smote him with their evil hands;
His purple robe they rent. [Refrain]

3 They pierced the Master in the side;
Their lips reviled his name;
And yet, for thee and me he bore
The suffering and shame. [Refrain]

4 They nailed the Master to the tree,
The curséd, cruel tree;
They spiked his hands and left him there
To die for you and me. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Christian Service #45

Author: Susie M. Best

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Text Information

First Line: They crowned the Master's head with thorns
Title: The Master
Author: Susie M. Best
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On Calvary He died for me
Copyright: Public Domain


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Songs of Christian Service #45

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