Advent Hymnals

280. BENEATH THE CROSS OF JESUS

Church Hymnal 1941,

Major Key: D Flat

1.
Beneath the cross of Jesus
I fain would take my stand,
The shadow of a mighty rock
Within a weary land;
A home within the wilderness,
A rest upon the way,
From the burning of the noontide heat,
And the burden of the day.

2.
Upon that cross of Jesus
Mine eye at times can see
The very dying form of One
Who suffered there for me;
And from my stricken heart with tears
Two wonders I confess:
The wonders of redeeming love
And my unworthiness.

3.
I take, O cross, thy shadow
For my abiding place;
I ask no other sunshine than
The sunshine of His face;
Content to let the world go by,
To know no gain nor loss,
My sinful self my only shame,
My glory all the cross.

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Title Beneath the Cross of Jesus
Key Dâ™­ Major
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First Line Beneath the cross of Jesus
Author Elizabeth C. Clephane
Year 1941
Composer Frederick C. Maker
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Tune ST. CHRISTOPHER
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Chorus
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Subjects The Gospel: Consecration
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