Oh, the Wonderful Cross

We played this song tonight at The Bridge for our Good Friday service, and I was reminded how amazing the lyrics are. So I have decided to share them with you.

Oh, the Wonderful Cross

When I survey the wondrous cross
On which the Prince of Glory died
My richest gain I count but loss
And pour contempt on all my pride

See from his head, his hands, his feet
Sorrow and love flow mingled down
Did ever such love and sorrow meet
Or thorns compose so rich a crown

O the wonderful cross, O the wonderful cross
Bids me come and die and find that I may truly live
O the wonderful cross, O the wonderful cross
All who gather here by grace draw near and bless
Your name

Were the whole realm of nature mine
That were an offering far too small
Love so amazing, so divine
Demands my soul, my life, my all

Thank you, Jesus, for the wonderful cross. Happy Good Friday, everyone.

Peace be with you.

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