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151. The Way of the Cross Leads Home

1. I must needs go home by the way of the cross,
There's no other way but this;
I shall ne'er get sight of the gates of light,
If the way of the cross I miss.

The way of the cross leads home,
The way of the cross leads home;
It is sweet to know as I onward go,
The way of the cross leads home.

2. I must needs go on in the blood-sprinkled way,
The path that the Savior trod,
If I ever climb to the heights sublime,
Where the soul is at home with God.

The way of the cross leads home,
The way of the cross leads home;
It is sweet to know as I onward go,
The way of the cross leads home.

3. Then I bid farewell to the way of the world,
To walk in it never-more;
For the Lord says, "Come," and I seek my home,
Where He waits at the open door.

The way of the cross leads home,
The way of the cross leads home;
It is sweet to know as I onward go,
The way of the cross leads home.

Text Information
First Line: I must needs go home by the way of the cross
Title: The Way of the Cross Leads Home
Author: Jessie B. Pounds
Refrain First Line: The way of the cross leads home
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 1991
Scripture:
Tune Information
Name: WAY OF THE CROSS
Composer: Charles H. Gabriel
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major



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