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At the Cross
Words by Isaac Watts
Music by Ralph E. Hudson

1 Timothy 2:5-6
    5.  For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men,
    the man Christ Jesus;
6.  Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.

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          Alas, and did my Saviour bleed?
          And did my Sovreign die?
          Would He devote that sacred head,
          For such a worm as I?

            Chorus
            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!

          Was it for crimes that I had done,
          He groaned upon the tree?
          Amazing pity! grace unknown!
          And love beyond degree!

            Chorus
            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!

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

            Chorus
            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!

          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!

            Chorus
            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!


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