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When He Died For Me

Upon a hill before me

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Upon a hill before me]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Upon a hill before me,
A blood-stained cross I see;
Behold, the Savior suffers,
The Man of Galilee.

When He died for me,
When He died for me,
Jesus purchased my salvation,
When He died for me.

2 I see this Man of Sorrows,
As He came down from Heav’n;
Despised, condemned, rejected,
That I might be forgiv’n. [Refrain]

3 Just how His blood redeemed me,
I do not understand,
But this I know, He liveth,
And my redemption planned. [Refrain]

4 His love is so amazing,
His grace so rich and free,
Abundantly provided,
Upon Mount Calvary. [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #63

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Upon a hill before me
Title: When He Died For Me
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: When he died for me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Enduring Hymns #d226

Gospel Bells #d226

Inspiring Hymns #119

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Make Christ King #63

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