Rude Cruz

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913. Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Translator: Finis Alma Rhine Morgan

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Text Information

First Line: Rude cruz se erigiu
Title: Rude Cruz
English Title: The Old Rugged Cross
Translator: Finis Alma Rhine Morgan (1924)
Author: George Bennard (1913)
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Sim, eu amo a mensagem da cruz
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.