The Old Rugged Cross

Album: Sings Precious Memories (1915)
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  • On a hill far away
    Stood an old rugged cross
    The emblem of suffering and shame
    And I love that old cross
    Where the dearest and best
    For a world of lost sinners was slain

    So I'll cherish the old rugged cross
    'Til my trophies, at last, I lay down
    I will cling to the old rugged cross
    And exchange it some day for a crown

    To the old rugged cross, I will ever be true
    It's shame, it's reproach gladly bear
    Then He'll call me some day
    To my home far away
    Where His glory forever I'll share

    So I'll cherish the old rugged cross
    'Til my trophies, at last, I lay down
    I will cling to the old rugged cross
    And exchange it some day for a crown

    And exchange it some day for a crown Writer/s: George Bennard
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., BMG Rights Management, Capitol CMG Publishing, DistroKid, Integrity Music, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., O/B/O CAPASSO, Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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