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When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

© 2005 Diana Coate Wolverton. All rights reserved.
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a large, disturbing cross is the backdrop for “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” but its focus is the lyric, “See, from his head, his hands, his feet, sorrow and love flow mingled down: did e’er such love and sorrow meet, or thorns compose so rich a crown?”
     Perhaps no other single verse in my life’s hymnal affects me as profoundly as this one. Its words overwhelm me with an enormous sense of humility because I cannot fully fathom the depth and width and breadth of Christ's love for me: Love so amazing, so divine.

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Download a free song sheet of this hymnWhen I Survey the Wondrous Cross

Isaac Watts, 1707, 1709

When I survey the wondrous cross
on which the Prince of glory died,
my richest gain I count but loss,
and pour contempt on all my pride.

Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast,
save in the death of Christ my God:
all the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them to his blood.

See, from his head, his hands, his feet,
sorrow and love flow mingled down:
did e’er such love and sorrow meet,
or thorns compose so rich a crown?

Were the whole realm of nature mine,
that were an off’ring far too small;
love so amazing, so divine,
demands my soul, my life, my all.

“But far be it from me to glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world hath been crucified unto me, and I unto the world.” —Galatians 6:14

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