404. The Way of the Cross Leads Home

1 I must needs go home by the way of the cross,
There’s no other way but this;
I shall ne’er get sight of the Gates of Light,
If the way of the cross I miss.

Chorus:
The way of the cross leads home,
The way of the cross leads home;
It is sweet to know, as I onward go,
The way of the cross leads home.

2 I must needs go on in the blood-sprinkled way,
The path that the Savior trod,
If I ever climb to the heights sublime,
Where the soul is at home with God. (Chorus)

3 Then I bid farewell to the way of the world,
To walk in it nevermore;
For my Lord says, “Come,” and I seek my home,
Where He waits at the open door. (Chorus)

Text Information
First Line: I must needs go home by the way of the cross
Title: The Way of the Cross Leads Home
Author: Jessie B. Pounds
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: John 14:6; 1 Corinthians 1:18; Revelation 7:17
Topic: Cross: of Christ
Refrain First Line: The way of the cross leads me home
Tune Information
Name: [I must needs go home by the way of the cross]
Composer: Charles H. Gabriel
Key: G Major or modal



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