[When Jesus hung on Calvary]

[When Jesus hung on Calvary]

Composer: Robert Harkness
Published in 13 hymnals

Composer: Robert Harkness

After attending a revival meeting by Reuben Torrey and Charles M. Alexander, Harkness became Alexander’s pianist. He came to Christ shortly thereafter (on a bicycle, he said), and made several round the world tours with Torrey and Alexander. Harkness was especially well known for his program The Music of the Cross, and as the author of correspondence courses in hymn playing. He wrote over 2,000 hymns and Gospel songs in his lifetime. (hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When Jesus hung on Calvary]
Composer: Robert Harkness
Meter: D
Incipit: 51125 35251 3535
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


His Loving Thought

When Jesus hung on Calvary,
He thought of you and me;
’Twas love that held Him there to be
A sacrifice for you, for me.

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Timeless Truths #328

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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