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When to the cross I turn mine eyes

When to the cross I turn mine eyes

Author: Ralph Wardlaw
Tune: WILTSHIRE (Smart)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Ralph Wardlaw

Wardlaw, Ralph, D.D. This venerable and (in his generation) influential Scottish divine contributed twelve hymns to the praise of the Church Universal that are likely to live in a humble and useful way. As having so done, and besides edited several collections of hymns, he claims a place of honour in this work. Critically, and regarded as literature, his hymns have little of poetry in them; no "winged words" to lift the soul heavenward. They reflect simply and plainly the lights and shadows of everyday experiences of the spiritual life, rather than its etherialities and subtleties. His "Lift up to God the voice of praise " is the most widely known; and there is a certain inspiriting clangour about it when well sung; yet it is commonplace. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: When to the cross I turn mine eyes
Author: Ralph Wardlaw
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Choralist #d393

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The Christian Hymnal #182

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