139. At the Cross

1 O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love
Hath pierced my contrite heart;
Now take my life, and let me prove
How dear to me thou art.

At the cross, at the cross, where I first saw the light,
And the burden of my heart roll’d away,
It was there by faith I receiv’d my sight,
And now I am happy night and day.

2 Amid the night of sin and death
Thy light hath filled my soul;
To me Thy loving voice now saith,
Thy faith hath made thee whole. [Refrain]

3 I kiss Thy feet, I clasp Thy hand,
I touch Thy bleeding side;
O let me here forever stand,
Where thou wast crucified. [Refrain]

4 My Lord, my light, my strength, my all,
I count my gain but loss;
Forever let Thy love enthrall,
And keep me at the cross. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love
Title: At the Cross
Author: R. Kelso Carter
Refrain First Line: At the cross, at the cross
Language: English
Publication Date: 1896
Tune Information
Name: [O Jesus, Lord, thy dying love]
Arranger: E. E. Nickerson

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