104. At the Cross

1 Alas, And did my Savior bleed?
And did my Sovereign die?
Would He devote that sacred head
For such a worm as I?

At the cross, at the cross
where I first saw the light,
And the burden of my heart rolled away,
It was there by faith I received my sight,
And now I am happy all the day!

2 Was it for crimes that I have done,
He suffered on the tree?
Amazing pity! grace unknown!
And love beyond degree! [Refrain]

3 Well might the sun in darkness hide
And shut His glories in,
When Christ, the mighty Maker, died
For man the creature's sin. [Refrain]

4 But drops of grief can ne'er repay
The debt of love I owe:
Here, Lord, I give myself away,
'Tis all that I can do! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Alas, and did my Savior bleed?
Title: At the Cross
Author: Isaac Watts
Author (refrain): Ralph E. Hudson
Refrain First Line: At the cross, at the cross where I first saw the light
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Jesus Christ: Cross
Tune Information
Name: [Alas, and did my Savior bleed]
Composer: Ralph E. Hudson
Key: E♭ Major

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