154. King of My Life, I Crown Thee Now

1 King of my life, I crown Thee now,
Thine shall the glory be;
Lest I forget Thy thorn-crowned brow,
Lead me to Calvary.

Refrain:
Lest I forget Gethsemane;
Lest I forget Thine agony;
Lest I forget Thy love for me,
Lead me to Calvary.

2 Show me the tomb where Thou wast laid,
Tenderly mourned and wept;
Angels in robes of light arrayed
Guarded Thee whilst Thou slept. (Refrain)

3 Let me, like Mary, thro' the gloom,
Come with a gift to Thee;
Show to me now the empty tomb,
Lead me to Calvary. (Refrain)

4 May I be willing, Lord, to bear
Daily my cross for Thee;
Even Thy cup of grief to share,
Thou hast borne all for me. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: King of my life, I crown Thee now
Title: King of My Life, I Crown Thee Now
Author: Jennie E. Hussey (1921)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: C.M. Ref.
Scripture: Luke 9:23; Luke 23:53; John 12:3; Hebrews 12:3
Topic: Christ: Death; Christ: Passion; Christ: Sacrifice2 more...
Refrain First Line: Lest I forget Gethsemane
Tune Information
Name: DUNCANNON
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick (1921)
Meter: C.M. Ref.
Key: D Major



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