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To the cross of Christ I cling (Mack)

To the cross of Christ I cling (Mack)

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [To the cross of Christ I cling] (Hall)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 To the cross of Christ I cling,
To a loving, gentle friend,
All my guilt and sin I bring,
He will keep me to the end.

Refrain:
I am clinging, I am clinging,
I am clinging, I am clinging to the cross;
I am clinging, I am clinging,
I am clinging, I am clinging to the cross.

2 With the weight of sin and shame,
Bearing down the mind and heart,
To the Lord, in pray’r I came,
And He bade my guilt depart. [Refrain]

3 Sinner dear, though short the time,
Peace and joy for you is here,
Unto God your heart incline,
Come to Him, your pray’r He’ll hear. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #100

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To the cross of Christ I cling (Mack)
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: I am clinging
Publication Date: 1896
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

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Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #33Page Scan
Songs of Sovereign Grace #100TextAudioPage Scan



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